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Queen. Shall I not mourn for my beloved lord, And with the rest accompany him to his1 grave?
Second Lord. Thus, madam, 'tis the king's will you shall hence.
Queen. He hath forgotten me; stay, I am his mother. Second Lord. That boots not; therefore, gentle madam, go.
Queen. Then come, sweet death, and rid me of this grief. [Exit.
Re-enter a Lord, with the head of MORTIMER.
I offer up this wicked traitor's head;
1 So ed. 1598.-Eds. 1612, 1622, “the.”
OF The Massacre at Paris there is only one early edition, an undated 8vo. (printed circ. 1596?) The title is :
The Massacre at Paris: With the death of the Duke of Guise. As it was plaide by the right honourable the Lord high Admirall his Seruants. Written by Christopher Marlowe. At London Printed by E. A. for Edward White, dwelling neere the little North doore of S. Paules Church at the signe of the Gun.
CHARLES THE NINTH, king of France.
DUKE OF ANJOU, his Brother, afterwards KING HENRY
KING OF NAVARRE.
PRINCE OF CONDE, his Cousin.
DUKE OF GUISE,
CARDINAL OF LORRAINE,
Son to the DUKE OF GUISE, a Boy.
THE LORD HIGH ADMIRAL.
Two LORDS OF POLAND.
LOREINE, a Preacher.
Captain of the Guard, Protestants, Schoolmasters, Soldiers,
CATHERINE, the Queen-Mother of France.
MARGARET, her Daughter, wife to the KING OF Navarre.
THE OLD QUEEN OF NAVARRE.
DUCHESS OF GUISE.
Wife to SERoune.
Maid to the DUCHESS OF GUISE.