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King Henry VI, Part 2

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Published: 1590
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,754 / 95 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,426
mnybks.net#: 6284
Genres: Drama, Poetry
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r unto Reignier King of Naples, Sicilia, and Jerusalem, and crown her Queen of England ere the thirtieth of May next ensuing. Item, that the duchy of Anjou and the
county of Maine shall be released and delivered to the king her father'--

[Lets the paper fall.]

KING.
Uncle, how now!

GLOSTER.
Pardon me, gracious lord;
Some sudden qualm hath struck me at the heart
And dimm'd mine eyes, that I can read no further.

KING.
Uncle of Winchester, I pray, read on.

CARDINAL.
[Reads] 'Item, It is further agreed between them,
that the duchies of Anjou and Maine shall be released and
delivered over to the king her father, and she sent over of the King of
England's own proper cost and charges, without having any dowry.'

KING.
They please us well.--Lord marquess, kneel down.
We here create thee the first duke of Suffolk,
And girt thee with the sword.

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