King Edward III

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Enter Lord Mountford with a Coronet in his hande, with him the Earle of SalisburyEnter Lord Mountford with a coronet in his hand, with him the Earl of Salisbury E3 IV.i.1
My Lord of Salisbury since by our aide,My lord of Salisbury, since by your aid E3 IV.i.1
Mine ennemie Sir Charles of Bloys is slaine,Mine enemy, Sir Charles of Blois, is slain, E3 IV.i.2
And I againe am quietly possest,And I again am quietly possessed E3 IV.i.3
In Btittaines Dukedome, knowe that I resolue,In Bretagne's dukedom, know that I resolve,Bretagne (n.)
Brittany, NW France
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For this kind furtherance of your king and you,For this kind furtherance of your king and you,furtherance (n.)
aid, assistance, help
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To sweare allegeance to his maiesty:To swear allegiance to his majesty: E3 IV.i.6
In signe where of receiue this Coronet,In sign whereof receive this coronet.sign (n.)

old form: signe
token, witness, attestation
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Beare it vnto him, and with all mine othe,Bear it unto him, and withal mine oath E3 IV.i.8
Neuer to be but Edwards faithful friend.Never to be but Edward's faithful friend. E3 IV.i.9
I take it Mountfort, thus I hope eare long,I take it, Mountford. Thus, I hope, ere long E3 IV.i.10
The whole Dominions of the Realme of FraunceThe whole dominion of the realm of Francedominion (n.)
land, territory, province
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Wilbe surrendred to his conquering hand: Will be surrendered to his conquering hand. E3 IV.i.12
ExitExit Mountford E3 IV.i.12
Now if I knew but safely how to passe,Now, if I knew but safely how to pass, E3 IV.i.13
I would to Calice gladly meete his Grace,I would at Calais gladly meet his grace, E3 IV.i.14
Whether I am by letters certified,Whither I am by letters certified E3 IV.i.15
Yet he intends to haue his host remooude,That he intends to have his host (n.)
army, armed multitude
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It shal be so, this pollicy will serue,It shall be so, this policy will serve. –  E3 IV.i.17
Ho whose within? bring Villiers to me.Ho, who's within? – Bring Villiers to me. E3 IV.i.18
Enter Villeirs.Enter Villiers E3 IV.i.19
Villiers, thou kuowest thou art my prisoner,Villiers, thou know'st thou art my prisoner, E3 IV.i.19
And that I might for ransome if I would,And that I might for ransom, if I would, E3 IV.i.20
Require of thee a hundred thousand Francks,Require of thee a hundred thousand francs, E3 IV.i.21
Or else retayne and keepe thee captiue still:Or else retain and keep thee captive still.still (adv.)
constantly, always, continually
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But so it is, that for a smaller charge,But so it is, that for a smaller charge E3 IV.i.23
Thou maist be quit and if thou wilt thy selfe,Thou mayst be quit, and if thou wilt thyself.quit (v.)
remit, release from
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And this it is, procure me but a pasport,And this it is: procure me but a passport E3 IV.i.25
Of Charles the Duke of Normandy, that I,Of Charles, the Duke of Normandy, that I E3 IV.i.26
Without restraint may haue recourse to Callis,Without restraint may have recourse to Calaisrecourse (n.)
opportunity of going, means of access
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Through all the Countries where he hath to doe.Through all the countries where he hath to do, E3 IV.i.28
Which thou maist easely obtayne I thinke,Which thou mayst easily obtain, I think, E3 IV.i.29
By reason I haue often heard thee say,By reason I have often heard thee say E3 IV.i.30
He and thou were students once together:He and thou were students once together; E3 IV.i.31
And then thou shalt be set at libertie,And then thou shalt be set at liberty. E3 IV.i.32
How saiest thou, wilt thou vndertake to do it?How say'st thou? Wilt thou undertake to do it? E3 IV.i.33
I will my Lord, but I must speake with him.I will, my lord; but I must speak with him. E3 IV.i.34
Why so thou shalt, take Horse and post from hence,Why, so thou shalt: take horse, and post from (v.)
hasten, speed, ride fast
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Onely before thou goest, sweare by thy faith,Only, before thou goest, swear by thy faith E3 IV.i.36
That if thou canst not compasse my desire,That, if thou canst not compass my desire,compass (v.)

old form: compasse
accomplish, fulfil, achieve, bring about
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Thou wilt returne my prisoner backe againe,Thou wilt return my prisoner back again; E3 IV.i.38
And that shalbe sufficient warrant for mee.And that shall be sufficient warrant for me.warrant (n.)
assurance, pledge, guarantee
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To that condition I agree my Lord,To that condition I agree, my lord, E3 IV.i.40
And will vnfaynedly performe the same.And will unfeignedly perform the same.unfeignedly (adv.)

old form: vnfaynedly
genuinely, sincerely, honestly
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Exit.Exit E3 IV.i.41
Farewell Villiers,Farewell, Villiers. E3 IV.i.42
Thus once I meane to trie a French mans faith.Thus once I mean to try a Frenchman's faith.try (v.)

old form: trie
put to the test, test the goodness [of]
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Exit.Exit E3 IV.i.43
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