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King Henry the Sirth.
the King. Henry Beaufort, great uncle to the King, Bishop of
Winchester, and afterwards Cardinal. John Beaufort, Earl of Somerset; afterwards Duke. Richard Plantagenet, eldest son of Richard, late Earl
of Cambridge; afterwards Duke of York. Earl of Warwick. Earl of Salisbury. Earl of Suffolk. Lord Talbot, afterwards Earl of Shrewsbury. John Talbot, his son. Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March. Mortimer's Keeper, and a Lawyer. Sir John Fastolfe., Sir William Lucy. Sir William Glansdate: Sir. Thomas Gargrave. Mayor of London. Woodviile, Lieut. of the Tower. Vernon, of the White Rose; or York faction. Basset, of thë Red Rose, or Lancaster faction. Charles, Dæůškin, mut afterwards King of France. Reignier, Duke of Anjou, and titular King of Naples. Duke of Burgundy. Duke of Alençon. Governor of Paris. Bastard of Orleans. Master-Gunner of Orleans, and his Son. General of the French forces in Bourdeaux. A French Sergeant. A Porter. An old Shepherd, father to Joan la Pucelle. Margaret, daughter to Reignier; afterwards married
to King Henry. Countess of Auvergne. Joan la Pucelle, commonly called Joan of Arc. Tiends appearing to La Pucelle, Lords, Warders of
the Tower, Heralds, Officers, Soldiers, Messengers, and several attendants both on the English and French. SCENE, parily in Englund, and partly in France.
KING HENRY VI.
SCENE I. Westminster Abbey.
Dead march. Corpse of King Henry the Fifth dis
covered, lying in state; attended on by the Dukes of BEDFORD, GLOSTER, and Exeter; the Earl of WARWICK, the Bishop of Winchester, Heralds, &c.
Glo. England ne'er had a king, until his time.
1 Alluding to our antient stage-practice when a tragedy was to be acted.
More dazzled and drove back his enemies,
Win. He was a king bless'd of the King of kings.
2 There was a notion long prevalent, that life might be taken away by metrical charms.