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THE SECOND PART OF

KING HENRY THE SIXTH

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ

KING HENRY the Sixth.
HUMPHREY, Duke of Gloucester, his uncle.
CARDINAL BEAUFORT, Bishop of Winchester, great-uncle to the

King.
RICHARD PLANTAGENET, Duke of York.
EDWARD and RICHARD, his sons.
DUKE OF SOMERSET.
DUKE OF SUFFOLK.
DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM.
LORD CLIFFORD,
Young CLIFFORD, his son.
EARL OF SALISBURY.
EARL OF WARWICK.
LORD SCALES.
LORD SAY.
SIR HUMPHREY STAFFORD, and WILLIAM STAFFORD, his brother.
SIR JOHN STANLEY.
Vaux.
MATTHEW GOFFE.
A Sea - captain, Master, and Master's - Mate, and WALTER

WHITMORE. Two Gentlemen, prisoners with Suffolk. JOHN HUME and JOHN SOUTHWELL, priests. BOLINGBROKE, a conjurer. THOMAS HORNER, an armourer. PETER, his man. Clerk of Chatham. Mayor of Saint Alban's. SIMPCOX, an impostor. ALEXANDER IDEN, a Kentish gentleman. JACK CADE, a rebel. GEORGE BEVIS, JOHN HOLLAND, Dick the butcher, SMITH the

weaver, MICHAEL, etc., followers of Cade. Two Murderers.

MARGARET, Queen to King Henry.
ELEANOR, Duchess of Gloucester.
MARGARET JOURDAIN, a witch.
Wife to Simpcox.

Lords, Ladies, and Attendants, Petitioners, Aldermen, a Herald,

a Beadle, Sheriff, and Officers, Citizens, 'Prentices, Falconers,
Guards, Soldiers, Messengers, etc.

A Spirit.
Scene : England.

DURATION OF TIME. Dramatic Time.-Fourteen days, with intervals, “suggesting a period in all of say, at the outside, a couple of years.'

Historic Time. From April 22, 1445, to May 23, 1455 (Daniel : •Time Analysis,' Transactions of N. Sh. Soc. 1877-79.).

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Flourish of trumpets: then hautboys. Enter the

KING, HUMPHREY, Duke of GLOUCESTER,
SALISBURY, WARWICK, and CARDINAL BEAU-
FORT, on the one side ; the QUEEN, SUFFOLK,
YORK, SOMERSET, and BUCKINGHAM, on the

other.
Suf. As by your high imperial majesty
I had in charge at my depart for France,
As procurator to your excellence,
To marry Princess Margaret for your grace,
So, in the famous ancient city Tours,
In presence of the Kings of France and Sicil,
The Dukes of Orleans, Calaber, Bretagne and

Alençon,
Seven earls, twelve barons and twenty reverend

bishops, 3. procurator, substitute. Margaret was 'proxy-wedded' to Suffolk.

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