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Glo. And Levves in regard of his sisters wrongs, Doth ioine with Warwike to supplant your state.
Edw. Suppose that Lewis and Warwike be appeasd, By such meanes as I can best deuise.
Mont. But yet to have ioind with France in this
Hast. Let England be true within it selfe,
Cla. For this one speech the Lord Hastings wel deserues, To haue the daughter and heire of the Lord Hungerford.
Edw. And what then? It was our will it should be
Cla. I, and for such a thing too the Lord Scales
Edw. Alasse poore Clarence, is it for a wife,
Cla. Naie you plaide the broker so ill for your selfe,
Edw. Leaue me or tarrie I am full resolu'd
Queen. My Lords doe me but right, and you must Confesse, before it pleasd his highnesse to aduance My state to title of a Queene,
That I was not ignoble in my birth.
Edw. Forbeare my loue to fawne vpon their frownes,
For thee they must obay, naie shall obaie,
Mont. My Lord, heere is the messenger returnd from France.
Enter a Messenger.
Ed. Now sirra, What letters or what newes?
Mes. No letters my Lord, and such newes, as without your highnesse speciall pardon I dare not relate.
Edw. We pardon thee, and as neere as thou canst Tell me, What said Lewis to our letters?
Mes. At my departure these were his verie words.
That Lewis of France is sending ouer Maskers,
Edw. Is Lewis so braue, belike he thinkes me Henry. But what said Lady Bona to these wrongs?
Mes. Tel him quoth she, in hope heele proue a widower shortly, Ile weare the willow garland for his sake.
Edw. She had the wrong, indeed she could saie Little lesse. But what saide Henries Queene, for as I heare, she was then in place?
Mes. Tell him quoth shee my mourning weeds be Doone, and I am readie to put armour on.
Edw. Then belike she meanes to plaie the Amazon. But what said Warwike to these iniuries ?
Mes. He more incensed then the rest my Lord, Tell him quoth he, that he hath done me wrong, And therefore Ile vncrowne him er't be long.
Ed. Ha, Durst the traytor breath out such proude words? But I will arme me to preuent the worst. But what is Warwike friendes with Margaret?
Mes. I my good Lord, theare so linkt in friendship, That young Prince Edward marries Warwikes daughter. Cla. The elder, belike Clarence shall haue the Yonger. All you that loue me and Warwike
[Exit CLARENCE and SUMMERSET.
Edw. Clarence and Summerset fled to Warwike.
Edw. Penbrooke, go raise an armie presentlie, Pitch vp my tent, for in the field this night
I meane to rest, and on the morrow morne,
In bloud to Warwike, therefore tell me, if
You fauour him more then me or not:
Monta. So God helpe Montague as he proues true.
Enter WARWIKE and OXFORD, with souldiers.
Cla. Feare not that my Lord.
War. Then gentle Clarence welcome vnto Warwike.
But welcome sweet Clarence my daughter shal be thine.
His souldiers lurking in the towne about,
We maie surprise and take him at our pleasure,
Cla. Why then lets on our waie in silent sort,
War. This is his tent, and see where his guard doth
Alarmes, and GLOSTER and HASTINGS flies.
Oxf. Who goes there?
War. Richard and Hastings let them go, heere is the
Edw. The Duke, why Warwike when we parted Last, thou caldst me king?
War. I, but the case is altred now.
And now am come to create you Duke of Yorke,
Edw. Well Warwike, let fortune doe her worst,
War. Then for his minde be Edward England's king,
And when I haue fought with Penbrooke & his followers,
War. I thats the first thing that we haue to doe,
And see him seated in his regall throne,
Enter GLOSTER, HASTINGS, and sir WILLIAM STANLY.
Glo. Lord Hastings, and sir William Stanly,
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. Edw. Come then: Hastings, and Stanlie, I will Requite your loues. Bishop farewell,