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Lear

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  • English: The story of King Lear existed up to four centuries before Shakespeare''s play King Lear. Lear was a British king who reigned before the birth of Christ. Predated by references in British mythology to Lyr or Ler, Geoffrey of Monmouth recorded a story of King Lear and his daughters in his Historia Regum Britanniae of 1137.

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