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  • Title: The Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (Selection)
  • Editor: Rosemary Gaby

  • Copyright Rosemary Gaby. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: Samuel Daniel
    Editor: Rosemary Gaby
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    The Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (Selection)

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    For thought a king he would not now disgrace

    The person then suppos'd, but princelike shows

    Glorious effects of worth that fit his place,

    220

    And fighting dies, and dying overthrows:

    Another of that forward name and race

    In that hot work his valiant life bestows,

    Who bare the standard of the King that day,

    Whose colors overthrown did much dismay.