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That carries ine in furie to a deede
lohn. Speake Philif, England grants thee thy request. :
Lym. Base bastard, misbegotten of a king,
Baft. A fine excure, kings if you will be kings,
Ichn. Philip, we cannot force the duke to fight,
Lym. Else let the world account the Austrich duke
John. Then cheere thee Philip, lohn wil keep his word,
And all these princely lords assembled here,
Lym. K. lohn, I tell thee flatly to thy face,
Exit. lohn. Stay Philip, let him goe, the honours thine. Baft. I cannot liue vnlelle his life be mine.
2. Elia. Thy forwardnes this day hath ioyd my foule, And made me thinke my Richard liues in thee.
K. Phil. Lordings let's in, and spend the wedding day In maskes and triumphs, letting quarrels cease.
Enter a Cardinall from Rome. Card. Stay king of France, I charge thee ioyn not hands With him that stands accurst of God and men.
Know lohn, that I Pandulph cardinall of Millaine, and legate from the sea of Rome, demand of thee in the name of our holy father the Pope Innocent, why thou do'st (contrary to the lawes of our holy mother the church, and our holy father the Pope) disturb the quiet of the church, and disanull the election of Stephen Langhton, whom his holinesse hath elected archbishop of Canterburie : this in his holinesle name I demaund of thee?
loh. And what halt thou or the Pope thy master to do to demand of me, how I imploy mine own? know fir priest, as I honor the church and holy church-men, fo I scorne to be subiect to the greatest prelate in the world. . Tell thy master
so from me, and say, lohn of England said it, that neuer an Italian priest of them all, fal either have tythe, tole, or polling peny out of England; but as I am king, so will I raigne next vnder God, supreame head both ouer spiritual and temporall: and he that contradicts me in this, Ile make him hop headlesie.
K. Phil. What K. Iohn, know you what you fay, thus to blaspheme against our holy father the Pope ?
Ioh. Philip, though thou and all the princes of Christendome fuffer themselues to be abus'd by a prelates sauery, my mind is not of such base temper. If the Pope will bee king of England, let him win it with the sword, I know no other title he can alleadge to mine inheritance.
Card. Iohn, this is thine answer?
Card. Then I Pandulph of Padua, legate from the apostolike sea, doe in the name of Saint Peter and his successor our holy father Pope Innocent, pronounce thee accursed, dischargo ing euery of thy subiects of all dutie and fealtie that they doc owe to thee, and pardon and forgiuenesse of finne to those or them whatsoeuer, which shall carrie armes against thee, or murder thee : this I pronounce, and charge all good men to abhorre thee as an excommunicate person.
loh. So sir, the more the foxe is curs’d the better a fares : if God blesse me and my land, let the pope and his fhauelings curse and spare not.
Card. Furthermore, I charge thee Philip K. of Fraunce, and all the kings and princes of Christendome, to make warre vpon this miscreant : and whereas thou hast made a league with him, and confirmed it by oath, I doe in the pame of our foresaid father the Pope, acquit thee of that oath, as vnlaw. full, beeing made with an hereticke ; howe fai'lt thou Philip, do'ft thou obey?
Joh. Brother of France, what say you to the cardinall ?
Phil. I say, I am sory for your maiestie, requesting you to submit your selfe to the church of Rome.
Ich. And what say you to our league, if I do not submit?
Phil. The legate hath absolu'd me of mine oath :
loh. Why Philip, I defie the pope and thee,
Phil. And are they gone? Panduph thy felfe shalt see
Blanch. And will your grace vpon your wedding day
Lew. Sweet heart content thee, and wee shall agree.
Phil. Follow my lords, lord Cardinall lead the way, Drums shall be musicke to this wedding day, Exeunt.
Excursions. The Bastard pursues Austria, and kils him.
Baft. Thus hath K. Richards fon performd his vowes.
Excursions. Arthur, Constance,' Lewis, having taken Q.
2 Elinor. Contemptuous dame, vnreuerent dutches thou,
Const. T'is not thy words proud queene shall carry it.