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Queen Mary; and, Harold by Tennyson

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QUEEN MARY and HAROLD

BY

ALFRED LORD TENNYSON, POET LAUREATE

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CONTENTS

QUEEN MARY: A DRAMA HAROLD: A DRAMA

QUEEN MARY: A DRAMA.

_DRAMATIS PERSONAE_

QUEEN MARY. PHILIP, _King of Naples and Sicily, afterwards King of Spain_. THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH. REGINALD POLE, _Cardinal and Papal Legate_. SIMON RENARD, _Spanish Ambassador_. LE SIEUR DE NOAILLES, _French Ambassador_. THOMAS CRANMER, _Archbishop of Canterbury_. SIR NICHOLAS HEATH, _Archbishop of York; Lord Chancellor after Gardiner_. EDWARD COURTENAY, _Earl of Devon_. LORD WILLIAM HOWARD, _afterwards Lord Howard, and Lord High Admiral_. LORD WILLIAMS OF THAME. LORD PAGET. LORD PETRE. STEPHEN GARDINER, _Bishop of Winchester and Lord Chancellor_. EDMUND BONNER, _Bishop of London_. THOMAS THIRLBY, _Bishop of Ely_. SIR THOMAS WYATT | SIR THOMAS STAFFORD | _Insurrectionary Leaders_. SIR RALPH BAGENHALL. SIR ROBERT SOUTHWELL. SIR HENRY BEDINGFIELD. SIR WILLIAM CECIL. SIR THOMAS WHITE, _Lord Mayor of London_. THE DUKE OF ALVA | THE COUNT DE FERIA | _attending on Philip_. PETER MARTYR. FATHER COLE. FATHER BOURNE. VILLA GARCIA. SOTO. CAPTAIN BRETT | ANTHONY KNYVETT | _Adherents of Wyatt_. PETERS, _Gentleman of Lord Howard_. ROGER, _Servant to Noailles_. WILLIAM, _Servant to Wyatt_. STEWARD OF HOUSEHOLD _to the Princess Elizabeth_. OLD NOKES _and_ NOKES. MARCHIONESS OF EXETER, _Mother of Courtenay_. LADY CLARENCE | LADY MAGDALEN DACRES | _Ladies in Waiting to the Queen_. ALICE | _to the Princess Elizabeth_. MAID OF HONOUR | JOAN | TIB | _two Country Wives_.

Lords _and other_ Attendants, Members _of the_ Privy Council, Members _of_ Parliament, Two Gentlemen, Aldermen, Citizens, Peasants, Ushers, Messengers, Guards, Pages, Gospellers, Marshalmen, _etc_.

QUEEN MARY.

ACT I.

SCENE I.--ALDGATE RICHLY DECORATED.

CROWD. MARSHALMEN.

MARSHALMAN. Stand back, keep a clear lane! When will her Majesty pass, sayst thou? why now, even now; wherefore draw back your heads and your horns before I break them, and make what noise you will with your tongues, so it be not treason. Long live Queen Mary, the lawful and legitimate daughter of Harry the Eighth! Shout, knaves!

CITIZENS. Long live Queen Mary!

FIRST CITIZEN. That's a hard word, legitimate; what does it mean?

SECOND CITIZEN. It means a bastard.

THIRD CITIZEN. Nay, it means true-born.

FIRST CITIZEN. Why, didn't the Parliament make her a bastard?

SECOND CITIZEN. No; it was the Lady Elizabeth.

THIRD CITIZEN. That was after, man; that was after.

FIRST CITIZEN. Then which is the bastard?


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