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And is a pattern of celestial peace.
ommonly is seen)
K. Hen. Whether it be through force of your report,
FIRST PART OF KING HENRY VI.
Glo. Ay, grief, I fear me, both at first and last.
[Exeunt GLOSTER and EXETER Suf. Thus Suffolk hath prevail'd; and thus he goes, As did the youthful Paris once to Greece, With hope to find the like event in love, But prosper better than the Trojan did. Margaret shall now be queen, and rule the king; But I will rule both her, the king, and realm.
DRAMATIS PERSONÆ. KING HENRY THE SIXTH. Two Gentlemen, Prisoners with HUMPHREY, DUKE OF GLOS- SUFFOLK. VAUX. TER, his Uncle.
HUME and SOUTHWELL, Priests. CARDINAL BEAUFORT, Bishop of BOLINGBROKE, a Conjurer. A Winchester.
Spirit raised by him. RICHARD PLANTAGENET, Duke THOMAS HORNER, an Armourer. of York.
PETER, his Man. EDWARD and RICHARD, his Sons. Clerk of Chatham. Mayor of St. AlDUKE OF SOMERSET,
ban’s. DUKE OF SUFFOLK, of the SIMPCOX, an Impostor. Two DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM, King's Murderers. LORD CLIFFORD, and his Party. JACK CADE. Son,
GEORGE, JOHN, DICK, SMITH,
Tower. LORD SAY. SIR HUM- Gentleman.
ther. SIR JOHN STANLEY. ELEANOR, DUCHESS OF GLOSWALTER WHITMORE.
TER. A Sea-captain, Master, and Master's MARGERY JOURDAIN, a Witch. Mate.
Wife to SIMPCOX. Lords, Ladies, and Attendants; Herald; Petitioners, Aldermen, a Beadle,
Sheriff, and Officers; Citizens, Prentices, Falconers, Guards, Soldiers, Messengers, &c.
SCENE, in various Parls of England.
ACT I. SCENE I.
London. A Room of State in the Palace." Flourish of Trumpets: then Hautboys. Enter, on one side, hing
Henry, Duke of GLOSTER, SALISBURY, WARWICK, and Cardinal BEAUFORT; on the other, Queen MARGARET, led in by SUFFOLK; YORK, SOMERSET, BUCKINGHAM, and Others, following:
Suf. As by your þigh imperial majesty
K. Hen. Suffolk, arise. — Welcome, qucen Margaret :
Q. Mar. Great king of England, and my gracious lord,
With you mine alderlievest sovereign,
K. Hen. Her sight did ravish, but her grace in speech,
All. Long live queen Margaret, England's happiness!
(Flourish. Suf. My lord protector, so it please your grace, Here are the articles of contracted
peace, Between our sovereign, and the French king Charles, For eighteen months concluded by consent.
Glo. [Reads.] “Imprimis: It is agreed between the French king, Charles, and William de la Poole, marquess of Suffolk, ambassador for Henry king of England, that the said Henry shall espouse the lady Margaret, daughter unto Reignier king of Naples, Sicilia, and Jerusalem; and crown her queen of England ere the thirtieth of May next ensuing. — Item, That the duchy of Anjou and the county of Maine, shall be released and delivered to the king her father”.
K. Hen. Uncle, how now?
Pardon me, gracious lord;
K. Hen. Uncle of Winchester, I pray, read on.
Win. Item, -“It is farther agreed between them, that the duchies of Anjou and Maine shall be released and delivered over to the king her father; and she sent over of the king of England's own proper cost and charges, without having any dowry.”
K. Hen. They please us well. — Lord marquess, kneel down: