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Queen. Thanks, noble Clarence ; worthy brother, thanks.

Glo. And that I love the tree from whence thou sprang'st,
Witness the loving kiss I give the fruit.
To say the truth, lo Judas kissd his master, [ Afide.
And cry'd, all hail! when as he meant all harm:

K. Edw. Now am I seated as my soul delights,
Having my country's peace and brothers loves.
Cla.

What will your Grace have done with Margaret ?
Reignier her father to the King of France
Hath pawn'd the Sicils and Jerusalem,
And hither have they sent it for her ransom.

K. Edw. Away with her, and waft her hence to France. And now what rests but that we spend the time With stately triumphs, mirthful comick shows, Such as befit the pleasure of the Court? Sound, drums and trumpets, farewel, sow'r annoy! For here, I hope, begins our lasting joy. (Exeunt omnes.

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THE

LI F E and D E AT H

OF

RICHARD III.

KING Edward IV.

Edward

, Prince of Wales, afterwards Edward V. } Sons to Edw. IV.

Richard, Duke of York.
George, Duke of Clarence, Brother to Edward IV.
Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Brother to Edward IV, afterwards

King Richard III.
Cardinal, Archbishop of York.
Duke of Buckingham.
Duke of Norfolk.
Earl of Surrey.
Marquiss of Dorset, Son to the Queen.
Earl Rivers, Brother to the Queen.
Lord Gray, Son to the Queen.
Earl of Richmond, afterwards King Henry VII.
Bishop of Ely.
Lord Hastings.
Sir Thomas Vaughan, a Friend to the Queen's Family.
Sir Richard Ratcliff,
Lord Lovel,

Friends to the Duke of Gloucester,
Catesby,
Sir James Tyrrel, a Villain.
Lord Stanley, Steward of the Hou hold to Edward IV.
Earl of Oxford,
Blount,

Friends to the Earl of Richmond.
Herbert,
Sir William Brandon,
Brakenbury, Lieutenant of the Tower.
Two Children of the Duke of Clarence.
Lord Mayor.
Sir Christopher Urswick, a Priest and Chaplain to the Countefit of

Richmond.

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Queen of Edward IV.
Queen Margaret, Widow of Henry VI.
Anne, Widow of Edward Prince of Wales, Son to Henry VI. after

wards married to the Duke of Gloucester. Dutchess of York, Mother to Edward IV, Clarence, and Richard III, Sherif, Pursuivant, Citizens, Ghefits of those murder'd by Richard III.

wirb Soldiers and other Attendants.

The SCENE in ENGLAND.

The

The Life and DEATH of

RICH A R D III.

A CT I.

SCENE I.

The COURT.

Enter Richard Duke of Gloucester, folus.

OW is the Winter of our discontent

Made glorious summer by this Sun of York: N And all the clouds that lowr'd upon our

house,

In the deep bosom of the ocean bury'd.
Now are our brows bound with victorious wreaths,
Our bruised arms hung up for monuments;
Our stern alarums chang'd to merry meetings;
Our dreadful marches to delightful measures.
Grim-visag'd War hath finooth'd his wrinkled front;
And now instead of mounting barbed steeds
To fright the souls of fearful adversaries,
He capers nimbly in a Lady's chamber,
To the lascivious pleasing of a lute.
But I, that am not Ihap'd for sportive tricks,
Nor made to court an am'rous looking-glass,
1, that am rudely stampt, and want love's ''grace,

To 1 majesty,

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