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Duke of Gloucester,
Duke of York,
Uncles to the King.
Earl of Salisbury.
Earl of Cambridge,
Conspirators against the King.
Sir Thomas Erpingham,
Officers in King Henry's Army.
res, King of France.
Isabel, Queen of France.
Lords, Messengers, French and English Soldiers,
with other Attendants.
The Scene, at the beginning of the Play, lies in
England ; but afterwards, wholly in France.
O For a Muse of fire, that would ascend (1)
The brightest heaven of invention !
And let us, cyphers to this great accompt,
Are now confin'd two mighty monarchies;
(1) O for a Muse of Fire,] MILTON, who was a zealous Admirer, and studious Imitator of our Author, seems to have had the fine opening of this Prologue in his Eye, when he began the 4th Book of his Paradise Loft.
O for that warning Voice, which he, who saw