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Henry Condell
Birth: 1568
Norfolk, England
Death: Dec. 29, 1627
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Greater London, England

Elizabethan actor. Henry Condell was a fellow actor and friend of William Shakespeare, who in 1623 together with John Heminge published the world famous First Folio, seven years after William's death. It was the first time that all of Shakespeare's works were accurately published. Earlier cheap Quarto prints had been made of some plays, which were simple bootleg editions, often badly copied from the prompt-books or from memory. This monument to Shakespeare, Condell and Heminge is in the ruins of the church of St Mary Aldermanbury at the junction of Aldermanbury and Love Lane, near Cripplegate and the Barbican in the City of London. It is also the burial ground of the brutal Judge Jeffreys of the Bloody Assizes and the place where John Milton, the poet, was married. The church was rebuilt by the celebrated architect Sir Christoper Wren after the Great Fire of London in 1666. It was destroyed a second time, during the Blitz of London in 1940, in the second World War. Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri then bought and re-erected the remains of the building as a memorial to Sir Winston Churchill. An original copy of the First Folio is displayed in the British Library, next to St Pancras train station. There you can also see Beowulf, the Magna Carta, the Lindisfarne Gospel, Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and many more marvellous and historically important books. (bio by: Björn Haglund) 
St Mary Aldermanbury Churchyard
City of London
Greater London, England
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Björn Haglund
Record added: Nov 09, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9786427
Henry Condell
Added by: Björn Haglund
Henry Condell
Added by: Björn Haglund
Henry Condell
Added by: Björn Haglund
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Thank you for preserving some of Shakespeare's greatest plays. The world owes you and Mr. Heminges a huge debt.
 Added: Sep. 1, 2015

 Added: Aug. 17, 2015
Rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Apr. 26, 2015
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