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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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    With these the Percies them confederate

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    And as three heads they league in one intent,

    And instituting a Triumvirate

    Do part the land in triple government:

    Dividing thus among themselves the state,

    The Percies should rule all the North from Trent

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    And Glendower Wales, the Earl of March should be

    Lord of the South from Trent; and thus they [a]gree.