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Now by my hand, Lords, 'twas a glorious day,
Of this play, and the next; a very imperfect copy was published
1. By W. W. for Thomas Millington. Quarto. 1600.
II. For T. P. without date. I have the II.
all the three parts,
KING Henry VI.
Lords of ķ. Henry's fide.
King Edward IV. George, Duke of Clarence, second Son to the D. of York. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, ibird Son to the Duke of
York, afterwards King Richard III. Edmund, E. of Rutland, youngest Son to the D. of York. Duke of Norfolk, Marquis of Montague, Earl of Warwick, Earl of Salisbury, Şof the Duke of York's Party: Earl of Pembroke, Lord Hastings, Lord Stafford,
, Sir William Stanley, afterwards Earl of Derby. Lord Riyers, Brother to the Lady Gray. Sir John Montgomery, Lieutenant of the Tower, Mayor of Coventry. Mayor and Aldermen of York. Somerville. Humphry and Sinklo, two Huntsmen. Lewis King of France. Bourbon, Admiral of France, Queen Margaret. Bona, Sister to the French King. Lady Gray, Widow of Sir John Gray, afterwards
Queen to Edward IV. Soldiers and other Attendants on K. Henry and K. Edward. In Part of the Third 18, the Scene is laid in France;
during all the rest of the Play, in England,
Sir Hugh Mortimer, } Uncles to the Duke of York.
H E N R r VI."
ACT I, SCENE I.
L O N D 0 N.
Alarm. Enter Duke of York, Edward, Richard,
Norfolk, Montague, Warwick, and Soldiers.
Wonder, how the King escap'd our hands ! 3
'The third part.] First print- wherein the York Faction carried ed under the title of the true tra the day; and clofes with the gedy of Richard Duke of York, Murder of K. Henry VI. and the and the good King Henry the fixtb, Birth of Prince Edward, afteror the second part of the Conten- wards King Edward V. So that tion between York and Lancaster, this History takes in the Space of 1590.
Pope. full fixteen Years. THEOBALD, i The Third Part of K. Henry I wonder how the King--] VI.) The action of this Play This play is only divided from (which was at first printed under the former for the convenience of this Title, The true Tragedy of exhibition ; for the series of acRichard Duke of York, and the tion is continued without intergood K. Henry VIth : or, tbe Se- ruption, nor are any two scenes cond part of the Contention of of any play more closely connecYork and Lancaster) opens just ted than the first scene of this after the first Battle at St. Albans, play with the last of the former