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That English may as French, French Englishmen,
Receive each other. God speak this Amen!

All. Amen!
K. Henry. Prepare we for our marriage; on which

My lord of Burgundy, we'll take your oath
And all the Peers, for furety of our leagues.
Then shall I swear to Kate, and you to me,
And may our oaths well kept, and prosp'rous be!

[Exeunt. Enter Chorus. Thus far with rough, and all-unable, pen Our bending author hath pursu'd the story; In little room confining mighty men,

Mangling by starts the full course of their glory, Small time, but, in that small, inolt greatly liv'd

This Star of England. Fortune made his sword; By which the world's best garden he atchiev'd,

And of it left his son imperial lord.
Henry the Sixth, in infant bands crown'd King

Of France and England, did this King succeed:
Whose state so many liad i'th' managing,

That they loft France, and made his England bleed: Which oft our stage hath shown; and, for their fake, In your fair minds let this acceptance take.

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Dramatis Personæ.

KING Henry VI.
Duke of Gloucester, Uncle to the King, and Protector.
Duke of Bedford, Uncle to the king, and Regent of France.
Cardinal Beauford, Bishop of Winchefter, and Uncle likewise to the King.
Duke of Exeter,
Duke of Somerset.
Earl of Warwick.
Earl of Salisbury.
Earl of Su folk.
Lord Talbot.
Young Talbot, his Son.
Richard Plantagenet, afterwards Duke of York.
Mortimer, Earl of March.
Sir John Faftolfe.
Woodvile, Lieutenant of the Tower.
Lord Mayor of London.
Sir Thomas Gargrave.
Sir William Glansdale.
Sir William Lucy.
Vernon, of the White Rose, or York Faction.
Baflet, of the Red Rofe, or Lancaster Faction.

Charles, Dauphin, afterwards King of France.
Reignier, Duke of Anjou, and Titular King of Naples.
Duke of Burgundy.
Duke of Alanson.
Bastard of Orleans.
Governor of Paris.
Master Gunner of Orleans.
Boy, his Son.
An old Shepherd, Father to Joan la Pucelle.
Margaret, Daughter to Reignier, and afterwards Queen to King Henry.
Countess of Auvergne.
Joan la Pucelle, a Maid pretending to be inspir'd from Heaven, and set-

ting up for the Championess of France. Fiends, attending her. Lords, Captains, Soldiers, Messengers, and several Altendunts both on the

English and French.
The SCENE is partly in England, and partly in France.


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WESTMINSTER-Abbey. Dead March. Enter the Funeral of King Henry the Fifth,

attended on by the Duke of Bedford, Regent of France;
the Duke of Gloucester, Protector; the Duke of Exeter,
and the Earl of Warwick, the Bishop of Winchester,
and the Duke of Somerset.

UNG be the heav'ns with black, yield day to

Comets, importing change of times and states,
Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky;
And with them scourge the bad revolting stars,
That have consented unto Henry's death!
Henry the Fifth, too famous to live long !
England ne'er loft a King of so much worth.

Glou. England ne'er had a King until his time :
Virtue he had, deserving to command.
His brandish'd sword did blind men with its beams;
His arms spread wider than a Dragon's wings:
His sparkling eyes replete with awful fire,
More dazzled and drove back his eneinies,
Than mid-day sun fierce bent against their faces.
What should I say; his deeds exceed all speech :
He never lifted up his hand, but conquer'd.

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