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And something spoke in choler, ill, and hasty: Yet are the king's; and, till my soul forsake me, But he fell to himself again, and, sweetly,

Shall cry for blessings on him: May he live In all the rest show'd a most noble patience.

Longer than I have time to tell his years! 2 Gen. I do not think he fears death.

Ever belov'd, and loving, may his rule be ! 1 Gen.

Sure, he does not, | And, when old time shall lead him to his end, He never was so womanish; the cause

Goodness and he fill up one monument ! He may a little grieve at.

Lev. To the water side I must conduct your grace ; 2 Gen. Certainly,

Then give my charge up to sir Nicholas Vaux, The cardinal is the end of this.

Who undertakes you to your end. 1 Gen.

'Tis likely,
Vaux.

Prepare there, By all conjectures: First Kildare's attainder,

The duke is coming: see, the barge be ready;
Then deputy of Ireland; who remov'd,

And fit it with such furniture, as suits
Earl Surrey was sent thither, and in haste too, The greatness of his person.
Lest he should help his father.

Buck.

Nay, sir Nicholas, 2 Gen.

That trick of state Let it alone; my state now will but mock me. Was a deep envious one.

When I came hither, I was lord high constable, 1 Gen. It his return,

Andduke of Buckingham; now, poor Edward Bolun : No doubt he will requite it. This is noted,

Yet I am richer than my base accusers, And generally; woever the king favours,

That never knew what truth meant : I now seal it; The cardinal instantly will find employment,

And with that blood will make them one day gruan And far enough from court too.

fort. 2 Gen.

All the commoirs My noble father, Henry of Buckingham, Hate him perniciously, and, o' my conscience, Who first rais'd head against usurping Richard, Wish him ten fathom deep: this duke as much Flying for succour to his servant Banister, They love and dote on; call him, bounteous Buck

Being distress d, was by that wretch betray'd, ingham,

And without trial fell; God's peace be with him! The mirror of all courtesy ;

Henry the seventh succeeding, truls pitying 1 Gen.

Stay there, sir,

My father's loss, like a most royal prince, And see the noble ruin'il man you speak of.

Restor'd me to my honours, and, out of ruins,

Made my name once more noble. Now his son, Enter Buckingham from his arraignment; Tipstaves

Henry the eighth, life, honour, name, and all before him; the axe with the edge towards him; Hal

That made me happy, at one stroke has taken berds on each side: with him. Sir Thomas Lovell,

For ever from the world. I had my trial, Sir Nicholas laus, Sir William Sands, and common

And, must needs say, a noble one ; which makes me People.

A little happier than my wretched father: 2 Gen. Let's stand close, and behold him.

Yo thus far we are one in fortunes, - Boch Buck,

All good people, Fell by our servants, by those men we lov'd most ; You that thus far lave cone to pity me,

A most unnatural and faithless service! Ilear what I say, and then go home and lose me. Heaven has an end in all: yet, you that hear me, I have this day received a traitor's judgement, This from a dying man receive as certain : And og that name must die ; Yet, heaven bear witness, || Where you are liberal of your loves, and counsels, And if I have a conscience, let it sink me,

Be sure, you be not loose; for those you make friends, Even as the axe falls, if I be not faithful!

And give your liearts to, when they once perceive The law I bear no malice for my death,

The least rub in your fortunes, fall away It has done, upon the premises, but justice:

Like water from ye, never found again, But those, that sought it, I could wisho wore christians : But where they muan to sink ye. All good people, Be what they will, I heartily forgive them:

Pray for me! I must now forsake ye; the last hour Yet let them look, they glory not in mischief, of my long weary life is come upon me. Nor build their evils on the graves of great men; Farewell : For then my guiltless blood must cry against them. And when you would say something that is sad, For further life in this world I ne'er hope,

Speak how I fell. I have done ; and God forgive mne! Nor will I sue, although the king have mercies

[Exeunt Buckingham and train. More than I dare make faults. You few that lov'd me, 1 Gen. O, this is full of pity !-Sir, it calls, And dare be bold to weep for Buckingham,

I fear, too many curses on their heads, His noble fiiends, and fellows, whom to leave

That were the authors. Is only bitter to him, only dying,

2 Gen.

If the duke be guiltless, Go with me, like good angels, to my end ;

'Tis full of woe : yet I can give you inkling And, as the long divorce of steel falls on me,

Of an ensuing evil, if it fall, Make of your prayers one sweet mcrifice,

Greater than this. And lift my soul to heaven.-Ltad on, o'God's name. 1 Gen.

Good angels keep it from us! Lou. I do beseech your grace, for charity,

Where may it be? You do not doubt my faith, sir ! If ever any malice in your heart

2 Gen. This secret is so weighty, 'twill require Were hid against me, now to forgive me frankly. A strong faith to conceal it Buck. Sir Thomas Lovell, I as free forgive you,

1 Gen.

Let me hare it; As I would be forgiven: I forgive all;

I do not talk much. There cannot be those numberiess offences

2 Gen.

I am confident;
'Gainst me, I can't take peace with: no black envy You shall, sir ; Did you not of late days hear
Shall make my grave.-Commeud me to his grace; A buzzing, of a separation
And, if he speak of Buckingham, pray, tell him, Between the king and Katharine?
You met him half in beaven: my vows and prayers 1 Gen. Yes, but it held not ;

For when the king once heard it, out of anger Will bless the king : And is not this course pious ? He sent command to the lord mayor, straight

Cham. Heaven keep me from such counsel ! 'Tis To stop the rumour, and allay those tongues

most true, That durst disperse it.

These news are every where; every tongue speaks 2 Gen. But that slander, sir,

them, Is found a truth now: for it grows again

And every true heart weeps fort: All, that dare Fresher than e'er it was ; and held for certain, Look into these afíairs, see this main end,The king will venture at it. Either the cardinal, The French king's sister. Heaven will one day open Or some about him near, have, out of malice

The king's eyes, that so long have slept upon To the good queen, possess'd him with a scruple

This bold bad man. That will undo her: To confirm this too,

Suf.

And free us from his slavery. Carlinal Campeius is arriv'd, and lately,

Nor. We had need pray, As all think, for this business.

And heartily, for our deliverance; 1 Gen.

'Tis the cardinal; Or this imperious man will work us all And merely to rerenge him on the emperor,

From princes into pages : all men's honours For not bestowing on him, at his asking,

Lie in one lump before him, to be fashion'd The archbishopric of Toledo, this is purpos d. Into what pitch he please. 2 Gen. I think you have hit the mark: But is't not Suf.

For me, my lords, cruel,

I love him not, nor fear him; there's my creed : That she should feel the smart of this? The cardinal As I am made without him, so I'll stand, Will have his will, and she must fall.

If the king please; his curses and his blessings 1 Gen.

'Tis woeful. Touch me alike, they are breath I not believe in. We are too open here to argue this;

I knew him, and I know him ; so I leave him Let's think in private more.

[Exeunt.

To him that made him proud, the pope.
Nor.

Let's id; SCENE II.-An Ante-chamber in the Palace. Enter And, with some other business, put the king the Lord Chamberlain, reading a letter.

From these sad thoughts, that work too much upon

him : Cham. My lord,—The horses your lordskip sent for; || -My lord, you'll bear us company? with all the care I had, 1 saw tuell chosen, ridden, and

сат.

Excuse me; furnished. They were young and handsome; and of the king hath sent me other-where: besides the best breed in the north. When they were ready to

You'll find a most unfit time to disturb him: set out for London, a man of my lord cardinal's, by

Health to your lordships. commission, and main power, took 'em from me ; with

Nor.

Thanks, my good lord chamberlain. this reason,- His master would be served before a sub

[Exit Lord Chamberlain. ject, if not before the king: which stopped our moutlas,

Norfolk opens a folding-loor. The King is discovered

sitting, and reading pensively. I fear, he wil, indeed: Well, let him have them : He will have all, I think.

Suf. How sad he looks! sure, he is much afflicted.

K. Hen. Who is there? ha? Enter the Dukes of Norfolk and Suffolk.

Nor.

'Pray God, he be not angry. Nor. Well met, my good

K. Hen. Who's there, I say? how dare you thrust Lord chamberlain.

yourselves Chan. Gool day to both your graces.

Into my private meditations ? Suf. How is the king employ'd ?

Who am I? ha? Cham.

I left him private

Nor. A gracious king, that pardons all offences Full of sad thoughts and troubles.

Malice ne'er meant : Our breach of duty, this way, Nor.

What's the cause?

Is business of estate; in which, we come Cham. It seems the marriage with his brother's wife

To know your royal pleasure. Has crept too neas his conscience.

K. Hen.

You are too bold; Suf.

No, his conscience

Go to; I'll make ye know your times of business : Has crept too near another lady.

Is this an hour for temporal affairs? ha ?-
Nor.
This is the cardinal's doing, the king-cardinal:

Enter Wolsey and Campeius.
That blind priest, like the eldest son of fortune, Who's there ? my good lord cardinal?-0 my Wolsey,
Turns what he lists. The king will know him one day. The quiet of my wounded conscience,
Suf. Pray God, he do! he'll never know himself else. Thou art a cure fit for a king.–You're welcome,
Nor. How holily he works in all his business!

[To Campeius. And with what zeal! For, now he has crack'd the Most learned reverend sir, into our kingdom; league

Use us, and it :-My good lord, have great care Between us and the emperor, the queen's great nephew, I be not found a talker.

[T. Wolsey. He dhives into the king's soul ; and there scatters

Wol,

Sir, you cannot.
Dangtrs, doubts, wringing of the conscience,

I would, your grace would give us but an hour
Pears, and despairs, and all these for his marriage : of private conference.
And, out of all these to restore the king,

K. Hen.

We are busy; go. He counsels a divorce: a loss of her,

[To Norfolk and Suffolk. That, like a jewel, has hung twenty years

Nor. This priest has no pride in bim? [Aside. About his neck, yet never lost her lustre !

Suf.

Not to speak of; Of her, that loves him with that excellence

I would not be so sick though, for his place: That angels love good men with ; even of her But this cannot continue.

[ Aside. That, when the greatest stroke of fortune falle,

Nor.

If is de,

'Tis so;

T'l verture one heave at him.

[ Aside. || The most convenient place that I can think of, Suf.

I another. [ A side. For such receipt of learning. is Black-Friars :

(Exeunt Norfolk and Suffolk. There ye shall meet about this weighty business :Wol. Your grace has given a precedent of wisdom My Wolsey, see it furnish d.-O my lord, Above all princes, in committing freely

Would it not grieve an able man, to leave Your scruple to the voice of Christendom:

So sweet a bed-fellow? But, conscience, conscience. Who can be angry now? what envy reach you?' O, 'tis a tender place, and I must leave her. (Exeunt. The Spaniard, tied by blood and favour to her, Must now confess, if they have any goodness,

SCENE III.-An Ante-chamber in the Queen's A. The trial just and noble. All the clerks,

partments. Enter Anne Bullen, and an old Lady. I mean, the learned ones, in christian kingrloms, Have their free voices; Rome, the nurse of judgement,

Anne. Not for that veither ;-Here's the pang that Invited by your noble self, hath sent

pinches : One general tongue unto us, this good man,

His highness having liv'd so long with her; and she This just and learned priest, cardinal Campeius ;

So good a lady, that no tongue could ever Whom, once more, I present unto your highness.

Pronounce dishonour of her,-by my life, K. Hen. And, one more, in mine arms I bid him | She never knew harm-doing :-0 now, after welcome,

So many courses of the sun enthron'd, And thank the holy conclave for their loves; Still growing in a majesty and pomp,-the whicde They have sent me such a man I would have wish'd for. To leave is a thousand-fold more bitter, than Cam. Your grace must needs deserve all strangers' || 'Tis sweet at first to acquire,-after this process, loves,

To give her the avaunt ! it is a pity You are so noble: To your highness' hand

Would move a monster.

Old L. I tender my commission; by whose virtue,

Hearts of most hand temper (The court of Rome commanding.) you, my lord Melt and lament for her. Cardinal of York, are joinéd with me their servant, Anne.

O, God's will! much better, In the unpartial judging of this business.

She ne'er had known pomp: though it be temporal K. Hen. Two equal men. The queen shall be ac Yet, if that quarrel, fortune, do divorce quainted

It from the bearer, it is a sufferance, panging Forthwith, for what you come :-Where's Gardiner? As soul and body's severing. Wol. I know, your majesty has always lov'd her Old L.

Alas, poor lady! So dear in heart, not to deny her that

She's a stranger now again. A woman of less place might ask by law,

Anne.

So much the more Scholars, allow'd freely to argue for her.

Must pity drop a pour her. Verily, K. Hen. Ay, and the best, she shall have; and my I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, favour

And range with humble livers in content, To him that does best; God forbid else. Cardinal,

Thay to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, Pr'ythee, call Gardiner to me, my new secretary ;

And wear a golden sorrow.
I find him a fit fellow.

[Exit Wolsey.
Old, L.

Our content

Is our best having.
Re-enter Wolsey, zvith Garliner.

Anne.

By my troth, and maidenhead, Wol. Give me your hand : much joy and favour to I would not be a queen. you;

Old. L.

Beshrew me, I would, You are the king's now.

And venture maidenhead for't; and so would you. Gard.

But to be commanded For all this spice of your hypocrisy: For ever by your grace, whose hand has rais'd me. You, that have so fair parts of woman on you,

[ Aside. i Have too a woman's heart; which ever yet K. Hen. Come hither, Gardiner.

Affected eminence, wealth, sovenignty;

[They converse apart. Which, to say sooth, are blessings: and which gifts Cam. My lord of York, was not one doctor Pace (Saving your mincing) the capacity In this man's place before him ?

Of your soft cheveril conscience would receive, Wol.

Yes, he was.

If you might please to stretch it. Cam. Was he not held a learned man?

Anne.

Yes, surely. Old L. Yes, troth, and troch, -You would not be s Cam. Believe me, there's an ill opinion spread then queen? Even of yourself, lord cardinal.

Anne. No, not for all the riches under heaven. Wol.

How! of me?

Old L. 'Tis strange; a three-pence bowed would Cam. They will not stick to say, you euvied him;

hire me,
And, fearing he would rise. he was so virtuous, Old as I am, to queen it: But, I pray you,
Kept him a foreign man still; which so griev'd lim, What think you of a duchess ? have you
That he ran mad, and died.

To bear that load of uitle?
Wol.
Heaven's peace be with him; Anne.

No, in truth.
That's christian care enough: for living murmurers, Old L. Then you are weakly made: Pluck off :
There's places of rebuke. He was a fool ;

little ; For be would needs be virtuous: That good fellow, I would not be a young count in your way, If I command him, follows my appointment; For more than blushing comzy to: if your back I will have none so near else. Learn this, brother, Cannot vouchsafe this burden, 'tis too weak We live not to be grip'd by meaner persons.

Ever to get a boy.
Ki llen. Deliver this with modesty to the queen. Anne.

How you do talk!
[Eait Gardiner. I! I swear again, I would not be a queen

Nay, good troth

Wol.

limbs

the stage.

Fer all the world.

And leave me out on't. Would, I had no being,
Old L. In faith, for little England If this salute my blood a jot; it faints me,
You'd versture an emballing: I myself

To think what follows.
Would for Carnarvonshire, although there 'long'd The queen is comfortless, and we forgetful
No more to the crown but chat. Lo, who comes here? In our long absence : Pray, do not deliver
Enter the Lord Chamberlain.

What here you bave heard, to her.
Old L.

What do you think me? [Exeunt. Cham. Good morrow, ladics. What were't worth to know

SCENE IV.-A fall im Black-Fryars. Trumpets, The secret of your conference? Anne.

My good lord,

Sennet, and Cornet3. Enter two Vergers, with short

silver wands; next them, two Scribes, in the habits Not your demand; it values not your asking: Our mistress' sorrows we were pitying.

of doctors ; after them, the Archbishop of Canterbury Chamn. It was a gentle business, and becoming

alone ; after him, the Bishops of Lincolo, Ely, RoThe action of good women: there is hupe,

chester, and Saint Asaph; next them, with some All will be well.

small distance, follows a Gentleman bearing the Anne. Now I pray God, amen!

purse, with the great seal, and a Cardinal's hat ; Cham. You bear a gentle mind, and heavenly bless.

then two Priests, bearing each a silver cross; then a ings

Gentleman-Usher bare-headed, accompanied with a Follow such creatures. That you may, fair lady,

Sergeant at Arms, bearing a silver mace; then two Perceive I speak sincerely, and high note's

Gentlemen, beuring two great siiver pillars; afier Ta'en of your many virtues, the king's majesty

thein, side by side, the two Cardinals Wolsey and Commends his good opinion to you, and

Campeius; two Noblemen with the sword and mace. Does purpose honour to you no less flowing

Then enter the King and Queen, and their Trains. Than marchioness of Pembroke; to which tide

The king takes place under the cloth of State ; the A thousand pound a year, annual support,

two Cardinals sit under him as judges. The Queen Out of his grace he adds.

takes place at some distance from the King. The Anne. I do not know,

Bishops place themselves on each side the court, in What kind of my obedience I should tender ;

manner of a consistory; between them, the Scribes. More than my all is nothing; nor my prayers

The Lords sit next the Bishops. The Crier and the Are not words duly hallow'd, nor my wishes

rest of the Attendants stand in convenient order about More worth than empty vanities; yet prayers, and wishes,

Wol. Whilst our commission from Rome is read Are all I can return. 'Bestech your lordship,

Let silence be commanded. Vouchsafe to speak my thanks, and my obedience,

K. Here

What's the need?
As from a blushing handmaid, to his highness ; It hath already publicly been read,
Whose bealth, and royalty, I pray for.

And on all sides the authority allow'd ;
Chan..

Lady,

You may then spare that time. I shall not fail to approve the fair conceit,

Wol.

Be't so :-Proceed. The king hath of you. I have perus’d her well; Scribe. Say, Henry, king of England, come into the Beauty and honour in her are so mingled, [.Aside. That they have caught the king: and who knows yet,

Crier. Henry, king of England, &c. But from this lady may proceed a gem,

K, Hen. Here. To lighten all this isle?-I'll to the king,

Scribe. Say, Katharine, queen of England, come into And I spoke with you. Anne. My honour'd lord.

Crim. Katharine, queen of England, &c. [Exit Lord Chamberlain. [The Queen makes no answer, rises out of her Old L. Why, this it is ; see, see!

chair, goes about the court, comes to the King, I have been begging sixteen years in court,

and kneels at his feet; then speaks. (Am yet a courtier beggarly,) nor could

Q. Kath. Sir, I desire you, do me right and justice ; Come pat betwixt too early and too late

And to testow your pity on me : for For any suit of pounds : and you, (O fate!)

I am a most peor woman, and a stranger, A very fresh-fish here, (sye, fye, upon

Born out of your dominions; having here This compell’d fortune !) have your mouth fill'd up,

No judge indifferent, nor no more assurance
Before you open it.

Of equal friendship and proceeding. Alas, sir,
This is strange to me.

In what have I offended you? what cause
Old L. How tastes it? is it bitter? forty pence, no.

Hath my behaviour given to your displeasure, There was a lady once, ('uis an old story)

That thus you should proceed to put me off, That would not be a queen, that would she not,

And take your good grace from me? Heaven witness, For all the mud in Egypt:--Have you heard it?

I have been to you a true and bumble wife, Anne. Come, you are pleasant.

At all times to your will conformable: With your theme, I could | Evcr in fear to kindle your dislike, O'ermount the lark. The marchioness of Pembroke! || Yca, subject to your countenanec; glad, or sorry, A thousand pounds a year! for pure respect;

As I saw it inclin'd. When was the hour, No other obligation : By my life,

I ever contradicted your desire, That promises more thousands : Honour's train Or made is not mine too? Or which of your friends Is longer than his fore-skirt. By this time,

Have I not strove to love, although I knew I know, your back will bear a duchess ;-Say,

He were mine enemy? what friend of mine,
Are you not stronger than you were ?

That had to him deriv'd your anger, did I
Good lady,

Continue in my liking? nay, gave notice
Make yourself mirth with your particular fancy, He was from thence discharg’d? Sir, call to mind,

court.

say,

court.

Anne.

Old L.

Anne.

His grace

That I have been your wife, in this obedience, That I gainsay my deed, how may he wonil,
Upward of twenty years, and have been blest And worthily, my falsehood ? yen, as much
With many children by you: If, in the course As you have done my truth But if he know
And process of this time, you can report,

That I am free of your report, he knows,
And prove it too, against mine honour aught,

I am not of your wrong. Therefore in bim My bond to wedlock, or my love and duty,

It lies, to cure me: and the cure is, to Agaiost your sacred person, in God's name,

Remove these thoughts from you: The which before Turn me away; and let the foul'st contempt

His highness shall speak in, I do beseech
Shut door upon me, and so give me up

You, gracious madam, to unthink your speaking,
To the sharpest kind of justice. Please you, sir, And to say so no more.
The king, your father, was reputed for

Q. Kath.

My lord, my lord, A prince most prudent, of an excellent

I am a simple woman, much too weak And unmatch'd wit and judgement : Ferdinand, To oppose your cunning. You are meek, and humble My father, king of Spain, was reckond one

mouth'd ;
The wisest prince, that there had reigu'd by many You sign your place and calling, in full seeming,
A year before: It is not to be question'd

With meekness and humility; but your heart
That they had gather'd a wise counsel to them Is cramm'd with arrogancy, spleen, and pride.
Of every realm, that did debate this business, You have, by fortune, and his highness' favours,
Who deem'd our marriage lawful: Wherefore I hum Gone slightly o'er low steps; and now are mounted
bly

Where powers are your retainers : and your words,
Beseech you, sir, to spare me, till I may

Domestics to you, serve your will, as't please
Be by my friends in Spain advisd; whose counsel Yourself pronounce their office. I must tell you,
I will implore: If not ; i'the name of God,

You tender more your person's honour, than
Your pleasure be fulfill'd!

Your high profession spiritual : That again
Wol.
You have here, lady,

I do refuse you for my judge; and here, (And of your choice.) these reverend fathers; men Before you all, appeal unto the pope, of singular integrity and learning,

To bring my whole cause 'fore his holiness, Yea, the elect of the land, who are assembled

And to be judg'd by him. to plead your cause : It shall be therefore bootless,

(She curt'sies to the king, and offers to deport, That longer you desire the court ; as well

Cam.

The queen is obstinate, For your own quiet, as to rectify

Stubborn to justice, apt to accuse it, and What is unsettled in the king.

Disdainful to be tried by it; tis not well.
Cam.

She's going away.
Hath spoken well, and justly: Therefore, madam, K. Hen. Call her again.
It's fit this royal session do proceed;

Crier. Katharine, queen of England, come into the
And that, without delay, their arguments
Be now produc'd, and heard.

Grif. Madam, you are call'd back.
Lord cardinal,-

Q. Kath. What need you note it? pray you, keup To you I speak.

your way : Wol. Your pleasure, madam ?

When you are call’d, returi. Now the Lord help, Q. Kath.

Sir,

They vex me past my patience !--pray you pass op: I am about to weep; but, thinking that

I will not tarry: no, nor ever more,
We are a queen, (or long have dream'd 80.) certain, Upon this business, my appearance make
The daughter of a king, my drops of tears

In any of their courts.
I'll turn to sparks of fire.

[Exe. Queen, Griffith, and her other Attendants Wol. Be patient yet.

K. Hen.

Go thy ways, Kate: l. Kath. I will, when you are humble; nay, before, | That man i' the world, who shall report he has Or God will punish me. I do believe,

A better wife, let him in nought be trusted,
Induc'd by potent circumstances, that

For speaking false in that: Thou art, alone,
You are mive enemy; and make my challenge, (If thy rare qualities, sweet gentleness,
You shall not be my judge: for it is you

Thy meekness saint-like, wife-like government-
Have blown this coal betwixt my lord and me, Obeying in commanding, -and thy parts
Which God's dew quench !- Therefore, I say again, Sovereign and pious else, could speak thee out)
I utterly abhor, yea, trom my soul,

The queen of earthly queens :-She is noble born;
Refuse you for my judge ; whom, yet once more, And, like her true nobility, she has
I hold my most malicious foe, and think not

Carried herself towards me.
At all a friend to truth.

Wol.

Most gracious sir,
Wol.
I do profess,

In humblest manner I require your highness,
You speak not like yourself ; who ever yet

That it shall please you to declare, in hearing Have stood to cbarity, and display'd the effects Of all these ears, (for where I am robb'd and bound Of disposition gentle, and of wisdom

There must I be unloos'd: although not there O'ertopping woman's power. Madam, you do me At once and fully satisfied.) whether ever I wrong :

Did broach this business to your highness; or I have no spleen against you ; por injustice

Laid any scruple in your way, which might For you, or any: how far I have proceeded,

Induce you to the question on't? or ever Or how far further shall, is warranted

Have to you,—but with thanks to God for such
By a commission from the consistory,

A royal lady,-spake one the least word, might
Yea, the whole cousistory of Rome. You charge me, Be to the prejudice of her present state,
That I have blown this coal: I do deny it:

Or touch of her good person?
The king is present : if it be known to him,

K. Hen.

My lord cardinale

court.

l. Kath.

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