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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)

    The Tragedie of Richard D. of
    West. I cannot staie to heare these Articles. Exit.
    Clif. Nor I, Come cosen lets go tell the Queene.
    Northum. Be thou a praie vnto the house of Yorke,
    And die in bands for this vnkingly deed. Exit.
    210Clif. In dreadfull warre maist thou be ouercome,
    Or liue in peace abandon'd and despisde. Exit.
    Exet. They seeke reuenge, and therefore will not
    yeeld my Lord.
    215King. Ah Exeter?
    War. Why should you sigh my Lord?
    King. Not for my selfe Lord Warwike, but my sonne;
    Whom I vnnaturallie shall disinherit.
    But be it as it maie: I heere intaile the Crowne
    220To thee and to thine heires, conditionallie,
    That here thou take thine oath, to cease these ciuill
    Broiles, and whilst I liue to honour me as thy king
    and Soueraigne.
    York. That oath I willinglie take and will performe.
    War. Long liue king Henry. Plantagenet embrace
    King. And long liue thou and all thy forward sonnes.
    230York. Now Yorke and Lancaster are reconcilde.
    Exet. Accurst be he that seekes to make them foes,
    Sound Trumpets.
    York My Lord Ile take my leaue, for Ile to Wakefield
    To my castell. Exit Yorke and his sonnes.
    235War. And Ile keepe London with my souldiers. Exit.
    Norf And Ile to Norffolke with my followers. Exit.
    Mont. And I to the sea from whence I came. Exit.