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THE

SPIRIT

OF THE

PLAYS OF SHAKSPEARE,

EXHIBITED IN A

SERIES OF OUTLINE PLATES

ILLUSTRATIVE OF

THE STORY OF EACH PLAY.

DRAWN AND ENGRAVED

BY FRANK HO WAR D.

WITH

QUOTATIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS.

VOL. III.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR T. CADELL, STRAND (BOOKSELLER TO THE ROYAL

ACADEMY); J. G. AND F. RIVINGTON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-
YARD, AND WATERLOO-PLACE, PALL-MALL; BALDWIN AND
CRADOCK, PATERNOSTER-ROW; AND J. BOOKER, NEW BOND-
STREET.

1833

LONDON:

DAVISON, SIMMONS, AND CO., WAITEFRIARS.

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LIST OF PLATES.

KING JOHN.

1. Philip, King of France, demanding the kingdom of England from

John, in right of Arthur. 2. The Citizens of Angiers propose that the Dauphin shall marry

Blanch of Castile. 3. Lord Salisbury is sent to Constance to inform her of the peace, and

to fetch her to the kings. She throws herself on the ground.

Enter King John, King Philip, Lewis, Blanch, Elinor, &c. &c. 4. Pandulph, the legate from the Pope, excommunicates King John,

for resisting the appointment of Stephen Langton as archbishop of Canterbury, and commands Philip to renounce his league with

him. 5. A battle is fought, and Arthur is taken prisoner. 6. Hubert going to burn out Arthur's eyes with hot irons. 7. King John recrowned— His lords desire to have the keeping of

Arthur. 8. Arthur jumps off the walls of the castle. 9. Salisbury, Pembroke, and Bigot, find the body of Arthur.–Faulcon

bridge and Hubert. 10. King John resigns his crown to Pandulph the legate, who returns

it to him. 11. Salisbury, Pembroke, and Bigot, join the Dauphin in his attack

upon England. In the battle, a French nobleman, the Count

Melun, is slain. 12. The return of the Lords to King John, who is sick of a fever at

Swinstead Abbey, with Prince Henry in their company. A

monk brings refreshments to the king. 13. The death of King John.

LIST OF PLATES.

RICHARD THE SECOND.

1. The duel at Gosford Green, between the Dukes of Hereford and

Norfolk, stopped by King Richard. 2. Richard seizing John of Gaunt's effects upon his death. The Duke

of York endeavouring to prevent him. 3. Bolingbroke, returned from banishment, in arms, joined by the Earl

of Northumberland, &c.-Enter York, attended. 6. Richard's return from Ireland; met by the Earl of Salisbury. 5. The meeting between Bolingbroke and Richard. 6. Queen overhearing the conversation of the Gardeners. 7. The entry of Bolingbroke and Richard into London. 8. The resignation of the crown to Bolingbroke by Richard. 9. The parting between Richard and his Queen, on his way to the

Tower. 10. The murder of Richard.

HENRY THE FOURTH.

PART I.

1. Hotspur after the battle at Holmedon. 2. Hotspur defending himself before the King against the charge of

having denied the prisoners.-Worcester banished from the pre

sence. 3. Falstaff, Bardolph, Gadshill, and Peto, having robbed and bound

some travellers, are about to share the plunder, when Prince Henry and Poins, disguised, set on them. Falstaff, after a blow

or two, and the rest, run away. 4. Hotspur and Lady Percy. 5. Falstaff relating his adventures to Prince Henry and Poins. 6. Falstaff playing the part of the King. 7. Hotspur, Glendower, and Mortimer, dividing the kingdom. 8. Death of Hotspur. 9. Prince John, Prince Henry, and Falstaff.

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