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  • Title: Henry VI, Part 3 (Octavo 1, 1595)

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    Author: William Shakespeare
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    Henry VI, Part 3 (Octavo 1, 1595)

    Yorke, and Henrie the Sixt.
    Ile come and tell thee what the ladie Bona saies,
    And so for a while farewell good Duke of Yorke.
    2295Exeunt some with Edward.
    Cla. What followes now, all hithertoo goes well,
    But we must dispatch some letters to France,
    To tell the Queene of our happy fortune,
    And bid hir come with speed to ioine with vs.
    2300War. I thats the first thing that we haue to doe,
    And free king Henry from imprisonment,
    And see him seated in his regall throne,
    Come let vs haste awaie, and hauing past these cares,
    Ile post to Yorke, and see how Edward fares.
    Exeunt Omnes.
    Enter Gloster, Hastings, and sir VVilliam Stanly.
    Glo. Lord Hastings, and sir VVilliam Stanly,
    Know that the cause I sent for you is this.
    2345I looke my brother with a slender traine,
    2350Should come a hunting in this forrest heere.
    The Bishop of Yorke befriends him much,
    And lets him vse his pleasure in the chase,
    Now I haue priuilie sent him word,
    How I am come with you to rescue him,
    2355And see where the huntsman and he doth come.
    Enter Edward and a Huntsman.
    Hunts This waie my Lord the deere is gone.
    Edw. No this waie huntsman, see where the
    Keepers stand. Now brother and the rest,
    What, are you prouided to depart?
    Glo. I, I, the horse stands at the parke corner,
    Come, to Linne, and so take shipping into Flanders.
    2375Edw. Come then: Hastings, and Stanlie, I will