Henry VI, Part One; Henry VI, Part Two; Henry VI, Part Three
New American Library, 1986 - 620 pages
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For there is no regular hero either in this or in any of the other three plays ; its true hero being England or Respublica after the fashion of the Morality Play , as pointed out in the last section . It is therefore truer to the nature ...
But the curse was there ; and first England suffers through Henry V's early death and secondly she is tried by the witchcraft of Joan . Into the struggle between Talbot and Joan , which is the main motive of the play , is introduced the ...
This marriage seemed to many both infortunate and unprofitable to the realm of England , and that for many causes . First , the King with her had not one penny , and for the fetching of her the Marquess of Suffolk demanded a whole ...
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Henry VI Part One
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