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lowofit: and he, that I gave it to in change, promised Here was a royal fellowship of death!
to wear it in his cap; I promised to strike him, if he Where is the number of our English dead?
did: I met this man with my glove in his cap, and I have

(Herald presents another paper. been as good as my word.

Edward the duke of York, the earl of Suffolk, Flu. Your majesty hear now, (saving your majesty's Sir Richard Ketly, Davy Gam, esquire: manhood,) what an arrant, rascally, beggarly, lowsy None else of name; and, of all other men, knave it is: I hope, your majesty is pear me testimony, But five and twenty. O God, thy arm was here, and witness, and avouchments, that this is the glove of And not to us, but to thy arm alone, Alençon, that your majesty is give me, in your con- Ascribe we all. – When, without stratagem, science now.

But in plain shock, and even play of battle, K. Hen. Give me thy glove, soldier ; look, here is Was ever kuown so great and litile loss, the fellow of it. 'Twas I, indeed, thou promised'st to On one part and on th’other? – Take it, God, strike; and thou hast given me most bitter terms. For it is only thine!

Flu. An please your majesty, let his neck answer for Exe. 'Tis wonderful! it, if there is any martial law in the 'orld.

K. Hen. Come, go we in procession to the village: K. llen. How canst thou make me satisfaction ? And be it death proclaimed through our host, Will. All offences, my liege, come from the heart: To boast of this, or take that praise from God, never came any from mine, that might offend your Which is his only. majesty.

Flu. Is it not lawful, an please your majesty, to tell K. Hen. It was ourself thou didst abuse.

how many is killid?
Will. Your majesty came not like yourself: you ap- K. Hen. Yes captain; but with this acknowledgment,
peared to me but as a common man; witness the night, That God fought for us.
your garments, your lowliness; and what your high-Flu. Yes, my conscience, he did us great goot.
ness suffered under that shape, I beseech you, take it K. Hen. Do we all holy rites;
for your own fault, and not mine: for had you been as Let there be sung Non nobis, and Te Deum.
I took you for, I made no offence; therefore, I beseech The dead with charity inclos’d in clay,
your lighness, pardon me!

We'll then to Calais; and to England then;
K.Hen. Here, uncle Exeter, fill this glove with crowns, Where ne'er from France arriv’d more happy men,
And give it to this fellow. – Keep it, fellow;
And wear it for an honour in thy cap,

Till I do challenge it. — Give him the crowns: -
And, captain, you must needs be friends with him.

А сту. Flu. By this day and this light, the fellow has mettle

Enter CHORUS, enough in his pelly. – Bold, there is twelve pence for Chor. Vouchsafe to those, that have not read the you, and I pray you to serve Got, and keep you out of story, prawls, and prabbles, and quarrels, and dissensions, That I may prompt them: and of such as have, and, I warrant you, it is the petter for you.

I humbly pray them to admit the excuse Will. I will none of your money.

Of time, of numbers, and due course of things,
Flu. It is with a goot will; I can tell you, it will serve Which cannot in:heir huge and proper life
you to mend your shoes: come, wherefore should Be here presented. Now we bear the king
you be so pashful? your shoes is not so goot: 'tis a Toward Calais: grant him there; there seen,
goot silling, I warrant you, or I will change it. Heave him away upon your winged thoughts,
Enter an English Herald.

Athwart the sea : behoid, the English beach
K. Hen. Now, herald; are the dead number'd ? Pales in the flood with men, with wives, and boys,
Her. Here is the number of the slaughter'd French. Whose shonts and claps out-voice the deepmouth'd

(Delivers a puper.
K.Hen. What prisoners of good sort are taken, uocle? Which, like a mighty whiffler 'fore the king,
Exe. Charles duke of Orleans, nephew to the king; Seems to prepare his way: so let him land,
John duke of Bourbon, and Lord Bouciqualt: And, solemnly, see him set on to London.
Of other lords, and barons, knights, and 'squires, So swifta pace hath thought, that even now
Full fifteen hundred, besides common men. You may imagine him upon Blackheath;

K.Hen.This note doth tell me of ten thousand French, Where that his lords desire him, to have borne
That in the field lie slain : of princes, in this number, His bruised helmet, and his bedded sword,
And nobles bearing bangers, there lie dead Before him, through the city: he forbids it,
One hundred twenty-six: added to these,

Being free from vainness and self-glorious pride;
of knights, esquires, and gallant gentlemen, Giving full trophy, signal, and ostent,
Eight thousand and four hundred; of the which, Quite from himself, to God. But now behold,
Five hundred were but yesterday dubb'd knights ; In the quick forge and working-house of thought,
So that, in these ten thousand they have lost, How London doth pour out her citizens!
There are but sixteen hundred mercenarics; The mayor, and all his brethren, in best sort, –
Therest are-princes, barons, lords, knights, 'squires, Like to the senators of the antique Pome,
And gentlemen of blood and quality.

With the plebeians swarming at their heels,
The names of those their nobles, that lie dead, Go forth, and fetch their conquering Caesar in :
Charles De-la-bret, high constable of France; As, by a lower but by loving likelihood,
Jaques of Chatillon, admiral of France;

Were now the general of our gracious emprese
The master of the cross-bows, lord Rambures; (As, in good time, he may,) from Ireland coming,

lo Great-master of France, the brave sir Guischard Dau-Bringing rebellion broached on his sword, phin; How many would the peaceful city quit,

is John duke of Alençon; Antony duke of Brabant, To welcome him? much more, and much more cause, The brother to the duke of Burgundy;

Did they this Harry. Now in London place him; And Edward duke of Bar: of lasty earls,

(As yet the lamentation of the French Grandpré, and Ronssi, Fauconberg, and Foix, Invites the king of England's stay at home: Beaumont, and Marle, Vaudemont, and Lestrale. The emperor's coming in behalf of France,

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Flu. Yes, verily, and in truth, you shall take it; or All the occurrences, whatever chanc'd,

I have another leek in my pocket, which you shall eat. Till Harry's back-return again to France;

Pist. I take thy groat, in earnest of revenge. There must we bring him; and myself have play'd Flu. If I owe you any thing, I will pay you in cndThe interim, by remembering you — 'tis past. gels; you shall be a woodmonger, and buy nothing Then brook abridgment; and your eyes advance of me but cudgels. God be wi' you, and keep you, and After your thoughts, straight back again to France. heal your pate.

[Exit. [Exit. Pist. All hell shall stir for this.

Gow. Go, go; you are a counterfeit cowardly knave. SCENE I. – France. An English'court of guard. Will you mock at an ancient tradition, — begun upon Enter FLUELLEn and Gower.

an honourable respect, and worn as a memorable troGow. Nay, that's right; but why wear you your leek phy of predeceased valour, -and dare not avouch in to-day? Saint Davy's day is past.

your deeds any of your words?I have seen you gleeking Flu. There is occasions and causes why and where- and galling at this gentleman twice or thrice. You fore in all things: I will tell you as my friend, cap- thought, because he could not speak English in the tain Gower; the rascally, scald, beggarly, lowsy, native garb, he could not therefore handle an English pragging knave, Pistol, which you and yourself, cudgel: you find it otherwise; and, henceforth, let and all the’orld, know to be no petter than a fellow, a Welsh correction teach you a good English conlook you now, of po merits, — he is come to me, and dition. Fare ye well!

[Exit. prings me pread and salt yesterday, look you, and bid Pist. Doth fortune play the huswife with me now? me eat my leek: it was in a place where I could not News have I, that my Nell is dead i'the spital breed no contentions with him; but I will be so pold of malady of France; as to wear it in my cap, till I see him once again, and and there my rendezvous is quite cut off. then I will tell him a little piece of my desires. Old I do wax; and from my weary limbs Enter PISTOL.

Honour is cudgell’d. Well, bawd will I turn, Gow. Why, here he comes, swelling like a turkey- And something lean to cutpurse of quick hand. cock.

To England will I steal, and there I'll steal: Flu. 'Tis no matter for his swellings, nor his turkey- And patches will I get unto these scars, cocks.— Got pless you, ancient Pistol! you scurvy, And swear, I got them in the Gallia wars. [Exit. lowsy knave, Got pless you ! Pist. Ha! art thou Bedlam? Dost thou thirst, base SCENE II. - Troyes in Champagne, An apartment Trojan,

in the French King's palace. To have me fold up Parca's fatal web?

Enter, at one door, King HENRY, BEDFORD, GLOSTER, Hence! I am qualmish at the smell of leek.

Exeter, Warwick, WEST MORELAND, and other Lords;
Flu. I peseech you heartily, scurvy, lowsy knave, at another, the French King, Queen ISABEL,the Prin-
at my desires, and my requests, and my petitions, to cess KATHARINE, Lords, Ladies, etc. the Duke of
eat, look you, this leek; because, look you, you do Burgundy, and his Train,
pot love it, nor your affections, and your appetites, K. Hen.Peace to this meeting, wherefore we are met!
and your digestions, does not agree with it, I would Unto our brother France, — and to our sister,
desire you to eat it.

Health and fair time of day:- joy and good wishes
Pist. Not for Cadwallader, and all his goats. To our most fair and princely cousin Katharine;
Flu. There is one goat for you. [Strikes him.) And (as a branch and member of this royalty,

you be so goot, scald knave, as eat it? By whom this great assembly is contriv'd,)
Pist. Base Trojan, thou shalt die.

We do salute you, duke of Burgundy; Flu. You say very true, scald knave, when Got’s And, princes French, and peers, health to you all! will is: I well desire you to live in the mean time, Fr. King, Right joyous are we to behold your face, and eat your victuals; come, there is sauce for it. Most worthy brother England ; fairly met: (Striking him again! You called me yesterday, moun. So are you, princes English, ever one. taiu-squire; but I will make you to-day a squire of Q. Isa. So happy be the issue, brother England, low degree. I pray you, fall to; if you can mock a of this good day, and of this gracious meeting, leek, you can eat a leek.

As we are now glad to behold your eyes;
Gow. Enough, captain ; you have astonished him. Your eyes, which hitherto have borne in them
Flu. I say, I will make him eat some part of my leek, Against the French, that met them in their bent
or I will peat his pate four days. — Pite, I pray you; The fatal balls of murdering basilisks :
it is goot for your green wound, and your ploody cox- The venom of such looks, we fairly hope,

Have lost their quality; and that this day
Pist. Must I bite ?

Shall change all griefs, and quarrels, into love. Flu. Yes, certainly; and out of doubt, and out of K. Hen. To cry amen to that, thus we appear. question too, and ambiguities.

Q. Isa. You English princes all, I do salute you. Pist. By this leek, I will most horribly revenge ; I Bur. My duty to you both, on equal love, eat, and .eke I swear —

Great kings of France and England! That I have Flu. Eat, I pray you: will you have some more sauce labour'd to your leek? there is not enough leek to swear by. With all my wits, my pains, and strong endeavours, Pist. Quiet thy cudgel; thou dost I eat. To bring your most imperial majesties Flu. Much goot do you, scald knave, heartily. Unto this bar and royal interview, Nay, pray you, throw wone away; the skin is goot Your mightiness on both parts best can witness. for your proken coxcomb. When you take occasions since then my oflice hath so far prevail'd, to see leeks hereafter, I pray you, mock at them ; that That, face to face, and royal eye to eye, is all.

You have congreeted ; let it not disgrace me,
Pist. Good.

If I demand, before this royal view,
Flu. Ay, leeks is goot:- hold you, there is a groat What rub, or what impediment, there is,
to heal your pate.

Why that the naked, poor, and mnogled peace,
Pist. Me a groat!

Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful birtlis,

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Should not, in this best garden of the world, with your French heart, I will be glad to hear you
Our fertile France, put up her lovely visage? confess it brokenly with your English tongue. Do you
Alas! she hath from France too long been chas'd; like me, Kate?
And all her husbandry doth lie on heaps,

Kath. Pardonnez moy, I cannot tell vat is—like me.
Corrupting in its own fertility,

K. Hen. An angel is like you, Kate; and you are Her vine, the merry cheerer of the heart,

like an angel. Unpruned dies: her hedges even-pleached,

Kath. Que dit-il? que je suis semblable à les anges? Like prisoners wildly over-grown with hair, Alice. Ouv, vrayment, (sauf vostre grace)ainsi dit-il

. Pat forth disorder'd twigs; her fallow leas

K. Hen. I said so, dear Katharine; and I must not The darnel, hemlock, and rank fumitory,

blush to aflirm it.
Doth root upon; while that the coulter rusts, Kath. O bon Dieu ! les langues des hommes sont
That should deracinate such savagery:

pleines des tromperies.
The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth K. Hen. What says she, fair one? that the tongues
The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover of men are full of deceits ?
Wanting the scythe, all uncorrected, rank,

Alice. Ouy; dat de tongues of the mans is be full
Conceives by idleness; and nothing teems,

of deceits : dat is de princess. But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs, K. Hen. The princess is the better Englishwoman. Losing both beauty and utility.

l'faith, Kate, my wooing is fit for thy understanding: And as our vineyards , fallows, meads, and hedges, I am glad, thou canst speak no better English; for, Defective in their natures, grow to wildness; ifthou couldst, thou wouldst find me such a plain king, Even so our houses, and ourselves, and children, that thou wouldst think I had sold my farm to buy Have lost, or do not learn, for want of time, my crown. I know no ways to mince it in love, but The sciences that should become our country; directly to say-- I love you; then, if you arge me But grow, like savages, -- as soldiers will,

further than to say -- Do you in fuith? I wear out That nothing do but meditate on blood,

my suit. Give me your answer; i'faith, do; and so To swearing, and stern looks, diffus’d attire, clap hands and a bargain. How say you, lady? And every thing that seems onnatural.

Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, we understand well. Which to reduce joto our former favour,

K. Hen. Marry, if you would put me to verses, or You are assembled: and my speech entreats, to dance for your sake, Kate, whiy you undid me: for That I may know the let, why gentle peace

the one, I have neither words nor measure; and for Should not expel these inconveniencies,

the otlıer, I have no strength in measure, yet a reaAnd bless us with her former qualities.

sonable measure in strength. If I could win a lady K. llen. If, duke of Burgundy, you would the peace, at leap-frog, or by vaalting into my saddle with my Whose want gives growth to th’ imperfections armour on my back, under the correction of bragWhich you have cited, you must buy that peace ging be it spoken, I should quickly leap into a wife. With full accord to all our just demands;

Or, if I might buffet for my love, or bound my horse Whose tenours and particular effects

for her favours, I could lay on like a butcher, and You have, enschedul'd briefly, in your hands. sit like a jack-an-apes, never off: but, before God, I Bur. The king hath heard them; to the which, as yet, cannot look greenly, nor gasp out my cloquence, There is no answer made.

nor I have no cunning in protestation; only downK. llen. Well then, the peace,

right oaths, which I never use till urged, nor nerer Which

yon before so urg'd, lies in his answer. break for urging. If thou canst love a fellow of this Fr. King. I have but with a cursorary.eye

temper Kate, whose face is not worth sun-burning, O'er-glanced the articles; pleaseth your grace that never looks in his glass for love of anything he To appoint some of your council presently sees there, let thine eye bethy cook. I speak to thee To sit with us once more, with better heed

plain sollier. If thou canst love me for this, take me: To re-survey them, we will, suddenly,

if not, to say to thee- that I shall die, is true; but Pass our accept, and peremptory answer.

for thy love, by the Lord, po; yet I love thee too. K. Hen. Brother, we shall. -Go, uncle Exeter, - And while thon livest, dear Kate, take a fellow ofplaiu And brother Clarence, and you, brother Gloster,— and uncoined constancy: for he perforce must do thee Warwick, – and Huntington, – go with the king: right, because he hath not the gift to woo in other And take with you free power, to ratify,

places; for these fellowś of infinite tongue, that can Augment, or alter, as your wisdoms best

rhyme themselves into ladies' favours, — they do alShall see advantageable for our dignity,

ways reason themselves out again. What ! a speaker Any thing in, or nutof, our demands;

is but a prater; a rhyme is but a ballad. A good leg And we'll consign thereto. - Will you, fair sister, will fall; a straight hack will stoop; a black beard Go with the princes, or stay here with us ? will turn white; a curled pate will grow bald; a fair Q. Isa. Our gracious brother, I will go with them; face will wither; a full eye will wax hollow: but a Haply, a woman's voice may do some good, good heart, Kate, is the sun and moon; or, rather, When articles, too nicely urg'd, be stood on. the sun, and not the moon; for it shines bright, and K.Hen. Yet leave our

cousin Katharine here with us; never changes, but keeps his course truly. If thon She is our capital demand, compris'd

would have such a one, take me : and take me, take Within the fore-rank of our articles.

a soldier; take a soldier, take a king: and what says: C. Isa. She hath good leave.

thou then to my love ? speak, my fair, and fairly, I
(Exeunt all but Henry, KATHARINE, and pray thee.
her Gentlewoman.

Kath. Is it possible dat I should love de enemy of
K. Hen, Fair Katharine, and most fair!

France ?
Will you vouchsafe to teach a soldier terms, K. llen. No; it is not possible, yon should love the
Such as will enter at a lady's car,

enemy of France, Kate: but, in loving me, you should And plead his love-snit to her gentle heart? love the friend of France; for I love France so well, Kath. Your majesty shall mock at me; I cannot speak that I will not part with a village of it; I will have

it all mine: and, Kate, when france is mine, and I your England. K. Hen. O fair Katharine, if you will love me soundly am yours, then yours is France, and you are mine.

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Kath, I cannot tell vat is dat.

K. Hen. Upon that I will kiss your hand, and I call K. Hen. No, Kate? I will tell thee in French ; which you

my queen. I am sure, will hang upon my tongne like a new-married Kath. Laissez, mon seigneur, laissez, laissez: ma wife about her husband's neck, hardly to be shook foy, je ne veux point que vous abbuissez vostre granoff. Quand j'ay la possession de France, et quand deur, en baisunt la main d'une vostre indigne servous avez la possession de moi, (let me see,what then? viteure ; excusez moy, je vous supplie, mon tres puisSaint Dennis be my speed !) -- donc vostre est France, sant seigneur. et vous estes mienne. It is as easy for me, Kate, to K. Hen. Then I will kiss your lips, Kate. conquer the kingdom, as to speak so much more Kath. Les dames, et demoiselles, pour estre buiFrench : I shall never move thee in French, unless it be sees devant leur nopces, il n'est pas le coutume de to laugh at me.

Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, le François que vous K. Hen. Madam my interpreter, what says she?
parlez, est meilleur que l'Anglois lequel je parle. Alice. Dat it is not be de fashion pour les lallies of

K. Hen. No, 'faith, is't not, Kate: but thy speaking France, - I cannot tell what is, baiser, en English.
of my tongne, and I thine, most truly falsely, must K. Hlen. To kiss.
needs be granted to be much at one. But, Kate, dost Alice. Your majesty entendre bettre que muy.
thou understand thus much English? Canst thou love K. Hen. It is not the fashion for the maids in France
Kath. I cannot tell.

me? to kiss before they are married, would she say?
K. Hen. Can any of your neighbours tell, Kate? I'll Alice. Ouy, vrayment.
ask them. Come, I know, thou lovest me; and at night K. Hen. 0, Kate, nice customs curt'sy to great kings.
when you come into your closet, you'll question this Dear Kate, you and I cannot be confined within the
gentlewoman about me; and I know, Kate, you will, weak list of a country's fashion : we are the makers
to her, dispraise those parts in me, that you love with of manners, Kate; and the liberty that follows onr
your heart : but, good Kate, mock me mercifully; the places, stops the mouths of all find-faults; as I will
rather, gentle princess, because I love thee cruelly. If do yours, for upholding the nice foshion of your coun-
ever thou be'st mine, Kate, (as I have a saving faith try, in denying me a kiss : therefore, patiently, and
within me, tells me, -thou shalt,)I get thee with scam- yielding. [Kissing her.] You have witchcraft in your
bling, and thou must therefore needs prove a good lips, Kate : there is more eloquence in a sugar touch
soldier breeder: shall not thou and I, between Saint of them, than in the tongues of the French council;
Dennis and Saint George,compound a boy, half French, and they should sooner persuade Harry of England,
half English, that shall go to Constantinople, and take than a general petition of monarchs. Here comes
the Turk by the beard? shall we not? what sayest your father.
thou, my fair flower-de-luce ?

Enter the French King and Queen, Burgundy, BedKath. I do not know dat.

FORD, GLOSTER, Exeter, WESTMORELAND, and other K. Hen. No; 'tis hereafter to know, but now to pro- French and English Lords. mise: do but now promise, Kate, you will endeavour Bur. God save your majesty! my royal cousin, teach for your French part of such a boy; and, for my En- you our princess English? glish moiety, take the word of a king, and a bachelor. K. Hen. I would have her learn, my fair consin, How answer you, la plus belle Katharine du monde, how perfectly I love her; and that is good English. mon tres chere et divine deesse?

Bur. Is she not apt?
Kath. Your majesté 'ave fuusse French enough to K. Hen. Our tongue is rough, coz; and my con-
deceive de most sage demoiselle dat is en Frunce. dition is not smooth : so that, having neither the voice

K. Hen. Now, fye upon my false French! By mine nor the heart of flattery about me, I cannot so con-
honour, in true English, I love thee, Kate: by which jure up the spirit of love in her, that he will appear
honour (dare not swear, thou lovest me; yet my blood in his true likeness.
begins to flatter me that thou dost, notwithstanding Bur. Pardon the frankness of my mirth, if I an-
the poor and untempering effect of my visage. Now swer you for that. If you would conjure in her you
beshrew my father's ambition ! he was thinking of civil must make a circle: it conjure up love in her in his
wars when he got me; therefore was I created with true likeness, he must appear naked, and blind. Cau
a stubborn outside, with an aspect of iron, that, when you blame her then, being a maid yet rosed orer with
I come to woo ladies, I fright them. But, in faith, Kate, the virgin crimson of modesty, if shie deny the appear-
the elder I wax, the better I shall appear: my comfort ance of a naked blind boy in her naked seeing self? It
is, that old age, that ill layer-up of beauty, cando no were,nıy lord, a hard condition for a maid to consign to.
more spoil npon my face: thou hast me, if thou hast K. llen. Yet they do wink, and yield; as love is
me, at the worst; and thou shalt wear me, if thou wear blind, and enforces.
me, better and better; and therefore tell me, most Bur. They are then excused, my lord, when they
fair Katharine, will you have me? Put off your maiden see not what they do.
blushes; avouch the thoughts of your heart with the K. Hen. Then, good my lord, teach your cousin to
looks of an empress; take me by the hand, and say: consent to winking.
Harry of England, I am thine: which word thou Bur. I will wink on her to consent, my lord, if you
shalt no sooner bless mine ear withal, but I will tell will teach her to know my meaning: for maids, well
thee aloud : England is thine, Ireland is thine, France summered and warm kept, are like flies at Bartho-
is thine, and Henry Plantagenet is thine ; who, though lomew-tide, blind, though they have their eyes; and
I speak it before his face, if he be not fellow with the then they will endure handling, which before would
best king, thou shalt find the best king of good fel- not abide looking on.
lows. Come, your answer in broken music, for thy K. Hen. This moral ties me over to time, and a hot
voice is music, and thy English broken : therefore, summer; and so I will catch the fly, your consin, in
queen of all, Katharine, break thy mind to me in the latter end, and she must be bliud too.
broken English, Wilt thou have me?

Bur. As love is, my lord, before it loves.
Kath. Dat is, as it shall please de roy mon pere.

K. Hen. It is so : and you may, some of yon, thank K. Hen. Nay, it will please him well, Kate; it shall love for my blindness; who cannot see many a fair please him, Kate,

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Fr. King. Yes, my lord, you see them perspectively, All. Amen!
the cities turned into a maid; for they are all girdled K. Hen. Now welcome, Kate: and bear me witness all,
with maiden walls, that war hath never entered. That here I kiss her as my sovereign queen.[Flourish.
K. Hen. Shall Kate be my wife?

Q. Isa. God, the best maker of all marriages,
Fr. King. So please you.

Combine your hearts in one, your realms in one!
K. llen. I am content; so the maideu cities you talk As man and wife, being two, are one in love,
of may wait on her: so the maid, that stood in the So be there 'twixt your kingdoms such a spousal,
way of my wish, shall show me the way to my will. That never may ill office, or fell jealousy,
Fr. King. We have consented to all terms of reason. Which troubles oft the bed of blessed marriage,
K. Hen. Is't so, my lords of England?

Thrust in between the paction of these kingdoms,
West. The king hath granted every article: To make divorce of their incorporate league ;
His daughter, first; and then, in sequel, all, That English may as French, French Englishmen,
According to their firm proposed natures.

Receive each other! - God speak this Amen!
Exe. Only, he hath not yet subscribed this: All. Amen!
Where your majesty demands, that the king of K.Hen. Prepare we for our marriage:-on which day,
France, having any occasion to write for matter of My lord of Burgundy, we'll take your oath,
grant, shall name your highness in this form, and with and all the peers, for surety of our leagues. -
this addition, in French, — Notre tres cher filz Ilenry Then shall I swear to Kate, and you to me;
roy d'Angleterre, heretier de France; and thus in La- And may our oaths well kept and prosp'rous be!
tin, - Praeclarissimus filius noster Henricus, rex

(Exeunt. Angliae, et haeres Franciae.

Fr. King. Nor this I have not, brother, so denied, Thus far, with rough, and all unable pen,
But your request shall make me let it pass.

Our bending author hath pursu'd the story;
K. Hen. I pray you then, in love and dear alliance, In little room confining mighty men,
Let that one article rank with the rest:

Mangling by starts the full course of their glory.
And, thereupon, give me your daughter.

Small time, but, in that small, most greatly liv'd Fr. King. Take her, fair son; and from her blood This star of England: fortune made his sword ;

By which the world's best garden he achiev'd,
Issue to me: that the contending kingdoms

And of it left his son imperial lord.
Of France and England, whose very shores look pale Henry the sixth, in infant bands crown'd king
With envy of each other's happiness,

of France and England did this king succeed;
May cease their hatred; and this dear conjunction Whose state so many had the managing,
Plant neighbourhood and christian-like accord That they lost France, and made his England bleed :
In their sweet bosoms, that never war advance Which oft our stage has shown; and, for their sake,
His bleeding sword 'twixt England and fair France. In your fair minds let this acceptance take. {Exit.

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persons of the Dr a m a. King Henry the Sixth.

Mayor of London. WOODVILLE, lieutenant of the
Duke of Gloster, uncle to the king, and protector. Tower.
Duke of Bedford, uncle to the king, and regent of Verxox, of the White Rose, or York Faetion.

Basset, of the Red Rose, or Lancaster Faction. Thomas Beaufort, Duke of Exeter, great uncle to Charles, Dauphin, und afterwards king of France. the king:

Reignien, duke of Anjou, and titular king of Naples.
Herey Beaufort, great uncle to the king, bishop of Governor of Paris. Bastard of Orleans,

Duke of Burgundy. Duke of Alençon,
Winchester, and afterwards cardinal.
Jous Beaufort, earl of Soxenset: afterwards duke. General of the French forces in Bourdeaux,

Master-Gunner of Orleans, und his Son.
Richard PLANTAGEXET, eldest son of Ricħand, late.
earl of CAMBRIDGE, afterwards duke of York,

A French Sergeant, & Porter.
Earl of Warwick. Earl af Salisbunr. Earl of MARGARET, daughter to Reignien; afterwards mara

An old Shepherd, father to Joax La PUCELLE.

ried to King Henry. Lord Talbot, afterwards earl of SHREWSBURY: Countess of AUVERGNE. Jons TALBOT, his son.

JOAN LA PÚCELLE, commonly called Joan of Arc, Edmund Mortimer, earl of MARCH,

Fiends appearing to LA PUCELLE, Lords, Warders Mortimer's Keeper, and a Lawyer.

of the lower, Heralds, Officers, Soldiers, Mes. Sir Joux FasTOLFE, Sir WILLIAM Lucy.

sengers, and several Attendants both on the Sir William GlaxSDALE. Sir Thomas GARCRAVE, English and French,

SCENE, partly in England, und partly in France.
А ст І,

covered, lying in state; attended on by the Dukes

of Bedford, Gloster, and Exeter; the Earl of SCENE I. - Westminster Abbey,

Warwick, the Bishop of Wiscuţster, Heralds, Dead March, Corpse of King Harry the Fifth dis


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