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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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    Besides the odious detestable act

    Of that late murdered king they aggravate,

    Making it his that so had will'd the fact

    That he the doers did remunerate:

    And then such taxes daily doth exact

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    That were against the orders of the state,

    And with all these or worse they him assail'd

    Who late of others with the like prevail'd.