Booth, Stephen. The Book Called Holinshed's Chronicles: An Account of Its Inception, Purpose, Contributors, Contents, Publication, Revision, and Influence on William Shakespeare. San Francisco: The Book Club, 1968, 83 p.
In-depth, limited-edition bibliographical and critical study of Holinshed's Chronicles.
Boyd, Brian. “‘King John’ and ‘The Troublesome Raigne’: Sources, Structure, Sequence.” Philological Quarterly 74, No. 1 (1995): 37-57.
Argues that the Troublesome Raigne was derived from Shakespeare's King John, noting that the anonymous writer copied Shakespeare's...
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