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King Henry the Sixth :
Humphrey, Duke of Gloster, his uncle.
Cardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester, great

Uncle to the King.
Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York:
Edward and Richard, his sods.
Duke of Somerset,
Duke of Suffolk,
Duke of Buckingham,

of the King's party,
Lord Clifford,
Young Clifford, his son.
Earl of Salisbury,

} of the York faction. Earl of Warwick, Lord Scales, Governor of the Tower, Lord Say. Sir Humphrey Stafford, and his brother. Sir

John Stanley. A Sea- captain, Master, and Master's Mate,

and Walter Whitmore. Two Gentlemen, prisoners with Suffolk. A Herald. Vaux. Hume and Southwell, two priests. Bolingbroke, a Conjurer. A spirit raised by

him. Thomas Horner, an Armourer. Peter, his man. Clerk of Chatham. Mayor of Saint Alban's. Simpcox, an Impostor. Two Murderers. Jack Cade, a Rebel:

George; John, Dick, Smith, the Weaver, Mi

chael, &c. his followers. Alexander Iden, a Kentish Gentleman.

Margaret, Queen to King Henry.
Eleanor, Duchess of Gloster, .
Margery Jourdain, a Witch, Wife to Simpcor.
Lords, Ladies, and Attendants; Petitioners,

dermen, a Beadle, Sheriff, and officers; Citizens, Prentices, Falconers, Soldiers, Messengers', &c.


SCENE, dispersedly in various parts of


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London. A Room of state in the Palace. Fourish of trumpets: then hautnys. Enter, on one side, King Henry, Duke of Glos

ŚALISEURY, WARWICK, and Cardinal BEAUFORT ; on the other, Queen MARGARET, led in by SUFFOLK; YORK, SOMERSET, BuckINGHAM, and Others, following


Suf. As by your high imperiał Majesty
I had in charge at my depart for France,
As procurator to your Excellence,
To marry Princess Margaret for your Grace;
So, in the famous ancient city, Tours,
In presence of the Kings of France and Sicil,
The Dukes of Orleans, Calaber, Bretaigne, and

Seven Earls, twelve Barons, and twenty reve-

rend Bishops,
I have perform'd my task, and was espous'd :
And humbly now upon my bended knee,
In sight of England and her lordly l'eers,
Deliver up my title in the Queen
To your most gracious haods, that are the sub-
Of that great shadow I did represent;



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The happiest gift that ever Marquess gave,
The fairest Queen that ever King receiv'd.
K. Hen. Suffolk, arise. Welcome, Queen

Margaret :
I can express no kinder sign of love,
Than this kind kiss. , O Lord, that lends me life,
Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
For thou hast given me, in this beauteous face,
• A world of earthly blessings to my soul,
If sympathy of love unite our thoughts.
. Mar. Great King of England, and my

gracious Lord;
W The mutual conference that my mind hath

By day, by night; waking, and in my dreams;
' In courtly company, or at my beads,
"With you mine alder - liefest Sovereign,
( Makes me the bolder to salute my King

With ruder terms, such as my wit affords,
And over - joy of heart doih ininister.
K. Hen. Her sight did ravish: but her grace

in speech,
* Her words y-clad with wisdom's majesty,
! Makes me ,

from wondering, fall to weeping

joys, • Such is the fulness of my heart's content. — • Lords, with one cheerful voice welcome my

love. All. Long live Queen Margaret, Englands hap

pinrss! Q. Mar. We thank you all. [Flourish.

Suf. My Lord Protector, so it please your Grace, Here are the articles of contracted peace, Between our Sovereign and the Frenchking Charles. * For eighteen months conluded by consent.

Glo. (reads.] Imprimis, It is agreed between

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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 dutchy of Anjou and the county of Maine, shall be released and delivered to the King her father K. Hen. Uncle., how now ?

Glo. Pardon me, gracious Lori?;, Some sudden qualm hath strnck me at the heart, And dimın'd mine eyes, that I can read no further,

K. Hen. Uncle of Winchester, I pray, read ou.

Win. Item, It is further 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 dowry. K. Hen. They please us well. Lord Mars

quess, kneel down ;
We here create thee the first Duke of Suffolk,
And girt thee with the sword.
Cousin of York, we here discharge your Grace
From being regent in the parts of France,
Till term of eighteen months be full expir’d.
Thanks, uncle Winchester, Gloster, York, and

Somerset, Salisbury, and Warwick;
We thank you all for this great favour done,
Ju entertainment to my princely Queen.
Come, let us in ; aud with all speed provide
To see her coronation be perforin'd.

[Exeunt Kids, Queen, and SUFFOLK.


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