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  • Title: Henry V (Quarto 1, 1600)
  • Editor: James D. Mardock
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-409-7

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    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: James D. Mardock
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    Henry V (Quarto 1, 1600)

    The Chronicle Historie
    Charles de le Brute, hie Constable of France.
    Iaques of Chattillian, Admirall of France.
    The Maister of the crosbows, Iohn Duke Alōson.
    Lord Ranbieres, hie Maister of France.
    The braue sir Gwigzard, Dolphin. Of Nobelle Charillas,
    Gran Prie, and Rosse, Fawconbridge and Foy.
    2818.1Gerard and Verton. Vandemant and Lestra.
    2820Here was a royall fellowship of death.
    Where is the number of our English dead?
    Edward the Duke of Yorke, the Earle of Suffolke,
    Sir Richard Ketley, Dauy Gam Esquier:
    And of all other, but fiue and twentie.
    O God thy arme was here,
    And vnto thee alone, ascribe we praise.
    When without strategem,
    And in euen shock of battle, was euer heard
    2830So great, and litle losse, on one part and an other.
    Take it God, for it is onely thine.
    Exe. Tis wonderfull.
    King. Come let vs go on procession through the camp:
    2835Let it be death proclaimed to any man,
    To boast hereof, or take the praise from God,
    Which is his due.
    Flew. Is it lawful, and it please your Maiestie,
    To tell how many is kild?
    2840King. Yes Flewellen, but with this acknowledgement,
    That God fought for vs.
    Flew. Yes in my conscience, he did vs great good.
    King. Let there be sung, Nououes and te Deum.
    2845The dead with charitie enterred in clay:
    Weele then to Calice, and to England then,
    Where nere from France, arriude more happier men.
    Exit omnes.
    Enter Gower, and Flewellen.
    Gower. But why do you weare your Leeke to day?