Henry VI Part 1

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SENNET. Enter King, Glocester, and Exeter.Sennet. Enter the King, Gloucester, and Exeter 1H6 V.i.1
King. KING 
Haue you perus'd the Letters from the Pope,Have you perused the letters from the Pope, 1H6 V.i.1
The Emperor, and the Earle of Arminack?The Emperor, and the Earl of Armagnac? 1H6 V.i.2
I haue my Lord, and their intent is this,I have, my lord, and their intent is this:intent (n.)
intention, purpose, aim
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They humbly sue vnto your Excellence,They humbly sue unto your excellence 1H6 V.i.4
To haue a godly peace concluded of,To have a godly peace concluded ofconclude (v.)
come to terms, reach accord [over]
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Betweene the Realmes of England, and of France.Between the realms of England and of France. 1H6 V.i.6
King. KING 
How doth your Grace affect their motion?How doth your grace affect their motion?motion (n.)
proposal, proposition, suggestion, offer
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affect (v.)
incline to, like, favour, be drawn to
Well (my good Lord) and as the only meanesWell, my good lord, and as the only means 1H6 V.i.8
To stop effusion of our Christian blood,To stop effusion of our Christian bloodeffusion (n.)
spilling, shedding
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And stablish quietnesse on euery side.And stablish quietness on every side.quietness (n.)

old form: quietnesse
peace, amity, reconciliation
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King. KING 
I marry Vnckle, for I alwayes thoughtAy, marry, uncle; for I always thoughtmarry (int.)
[exclamation] by Mary
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It was both impious and vnnaturall,It was both impious and unnaturalimpious (adj.)
lacking reverence towards God, wicked, irreligious
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unnatural (adj.)

old form: vnnaturall
against natural feeling, not in accord with kinship
That such immanity and bloody strifeThat such immanity and bloody strifeimmanity (n.)
enormous barbarity, atrocious cruelty
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Should reigne among Professors of one Faith.Should reign among professors of one faith. 1H6 V.i.14
Beside my Lord, the sooner to effect,Beside, my lord, the sooner to effecteffect (v.)
cause, produce, bring about
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beside (adv.)
besides, in addition
And surer binde this knot of amitie,And surer bind this knot of amity,sure (adv.)
securely, safely, well
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The Earle of Arminacke neere knit to Charles,The Earl of Armagnac, near knit to Charles,knit (v.)
relate, join in blood
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A man of great Authoritie in France,A man of great authority in France, 1H6 V.i.18
Proffers his onely daughter to your Grace,Proffers his only daughter to your grace 1H6 V.i.19
In marriage, with a large and sumptuous Dowrie.In marriage, with a large and sumptuous dowry. 1H6 V.i.20
King. KING 
Marriage Vnckle? Alas my yeares are yong:Marriage, uncle? Alas, my years are young, 1H6 V.i.21
And fitter is my studie, and my Bookes,And fitter is my study and my books 1H6 V.i.22
Than wanton dalliance with a Paramour.Than wanton dalliance with a paramour.wanton (adj.)
carefree, light-hearted, frolicsome, playful
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paramour (n.)
dalliance (n.)
frivolity, idleness, wasteful activity
Yet call th'Embassadors, and as you please,Yet call th' ambassadors; and, as you please, 1H6 V.i.24
So let them haue their answeres euery one:So let them have their answers every one. 1H6 V.i.25
I shall be well content with any choyceI shall be well content with any choicecontent (adj.)
agreeable, willing, ready
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Tends to Gods glory, and my Countries weale.Tends to God's glory and my country's weal.weal (n.)

old form: weale
welfare, well-being, prosperity
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Enter Winchester, and three Enter Winchester, in cardinal's habit, and threehabit (n.)
dress, clothing, costume
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Ambassadors.ambassadors, one a Papal Legate 1H6 V.i.28.2
Exet. EXETER  
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What, is my Lord of Winchester install'd,What, is my lord of Winchester installed, 1H6 V.i.28
And call'd vnto a Cardinalls degree?And called unto a cardinal's degree?degree (n.)
rank, station, standing
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Then I perceiue, that will be verifiedThen I perceive that will be verifiedverify (v.)
come true, be fulfilled
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Henry the Fift did sometime prophesie.Henry the Fifth did sometime prophesy:sometime (adv.)
formerly, at one time, once
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If once he come to be a Cardinall,‘ If once he come to be a cardinal, 1H6 V.i.32
Hee'l make his cap coequall with the Crowne.He'll make his cap co-equal with the crown.’ 1H6 V.i.33
King. KING 
My Lords Ambassadors, your seuerall suitesMy Lords Ambassadors, your several suitsseveral (adj.)

old form: seuerall
separate, different, distinct
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suit (n.)

old form: suites
formal request, entreaty, petition
Haue bin consider'd and debated on,Have been considered and debated on. 1H6 V.i.35
Your purpose is both good and reasonable:Your purpose is both good and reasonable,purpose (n.)
intention, aim, plan
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And therefore are we certainly resolu'd,And therefore are we certainly resolvedcertainly (adv.)
firmly, steadfastly, unalterably
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To draw conditions of a friendly peace,To draw conditions of a friendly peace,draw (v.)
draw up, draft, frame
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Which by my Lord of Winchester we meaneWhich by my lord of Winchester we meanmean (v.)

old form: meane
intend, purpose, mean to act
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Shall be transported presently to France.Shall be transported presently to France.presently (adv.)
after a short time, soon, before long
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(to the Armagnac ambassador) 1H6 V.i.41.1
And for the proffer of my Lord your Master,And for the proffer of my lord your master,proffer (n.)
offer, proposal, proposition
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for (prep.)
regarding, as for
I haue inform'd his Highnesse so at large,I have informed his highness so at largelarge, at
at length, in full, thoroughly
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As liking of the Ladies vertuous gifts,As, liking of the lady's virtuous gifts, 1H6 V.i.43
Her Beauty, and the valew of her Dower,Her beauty, and the value of her dower,dower (n.)
dowry, property or wealth given with a wife
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He doth intend she shall be Englands Queene.He doth intend she shall be England's Queen. 1H6 V.i.45
King. KING 
In argument and proofe of which contract,In argument and proof of which contract,argument (n.)
proof, evidence, demonstration
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Beare her this Iewell, pledge of my affection.Bear her this jewel, pledge of my affection. 1H6 V.i.47
And so my Lord Protector see them guarded,And so, my Lord Protector, see them guarded 1H6 V.i.48
And safely brought to Douer, wherein ship'dAnd safely brought to Dover, where inshipped,inship (v.)
put on board a ship, embark
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Commit them to the fortune of the sea. Commit them to the fortune of the sea. 1H6 V.i.50
Exeunt.Exeunt all but Winchester and the Legate 1H6 V.i.50
Stay my Lord Legate, you shall first receiueStay, my Lord Legate. You shall first receive 1H6 V.i.51
The summe of money which I promisedThe sum of money which I promised 1H6 V.i.52
Should be deliuered to his Holinesse,Should be delivered to his holiness 1H6 V.i.53
For cloathing me in these graue Ornaments.For clothing me in these grave ornaments.ornament (n.)
(plural) robes, garments, attire
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grave (adj.)

old form: graue
important, dignified, serious
Legat. LEGATE 
I will attend vpon your Lordships leysure.I will attend upon your lordship's leisure.attend (v.)
serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
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He steps aside 1H6 V.i.56.1
Now Winchester will not submit, I trow,Now Winchester will not submit, I trow,trow (v.)
think, be sure
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Or be inferiour to the proudest Peere;Or be inferior to the proudest peer. 1H6 V.i.57
Humfrey of Gloster, thou shalt well perceiue,Humphrey of Gloucester, thou shalt well perceive 1H6 V.i.58
That neither in birth, or for authoritie,That neither in birth or for authority 1H6 V.i.59
The Bishop will be ouer-borne by thee:The Bishop will be overborne by thee.overbear (v.)

old form: ouer-borne
overrule, overcome, put down
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Ile either make thee stoope, and bend thy knee,I'll either make thee stoop and bend thy knee 1H6 V.i.61
Or sacke this Country with a mutiny. Or sack this country with a mutiny.mutiny (n.)
riot, civil disturbance, state of discord
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ExeuntExeunt 1H6 V.i.62
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