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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
    Peer Reviewed

    The Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (Selection)

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    Then join they with the Welsh, who fitly train'd

    And all in arms under a mighty head

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    Great Glendower, who long warr'd, and much attain'd,

    Sharp conflicts made, and many vanquished:

    With whom was Edmund Earl of March retain'd

    Being first his prisoner, now confedered,

    A man the king much fear'd, and well he might

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    Lest he should look whether his crown stood right.