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Your son, George Stanley : look your heart be firm,
Enter a Messenger. Mess. My gracious sovereign, now in Devonshire, As I by friends am well advertised, Sir Edward Courtney, and the haughty prelate, Bishop of Exeter, his elder brother, With many more confederates, are in arms.
Enter another Messenger. 2 Mess. In Kent, my liege,' the Guildfords are in
arms; And every hour more competitors Flock to the rebels, and their power grows strong.
Enter another Messenger. 3 Mess. My lord, the army of great BuckinghamK. Rich. Out on ye, owls! nothing but songs of death?
[He strikes him There, take thou that, till thou bring better news.
3 Mess. The news I have to tell your majesty,
0, I cry you mercy: There is my purse, to cure that blow of thine.
Hath any well-advised friend proclaim'd Reward to him that brings the traitor in? 3 Mess. Such proclamation hath been made, my
Enter another Messenger.
4 Mess. Sir Thomas Lovel, and lord marquis Dorset, 'Tis said, my liege, in Yorkshire are in arms. But this good comfort bring I to your highness, The Bretagne navy is dispers'd by tempest: Richmond, in Dorsetshire, sent out a boat Unto the shore, to ask those on the banks, If they were his assistants, yea, or no; Who answer'd him, they came from Buckingham Upon his party: he, mistrusting them, Hois'd sail, and made his course again for Bretagne. K. Rich. March on, march on, since we are up in
arms ; If not to fight with foreign enemies, Yet to beat down these rebels here at home.
Cate. My liege, the duke of Buckingham is taken, That is the best news; That the earl of Richmond Is with a mighty power landed at Milford, Is colder news, but yet they must be told. K. Rich. Away towards Salisbury; while we reason
here, A royal battle might be won and lost:
Some one take order, Buckingham be brought
A Room in Lord Stanley's House.
Enter STANLEY and Sir CHRISTOPHER URSWICK.
Stan. Sir Christopher, tell Richmond this from
That, in the sty of this most bloody boar,
Chris. At Pembroke, or at Ha'rford-west, in Wales.
Chris. Sir Walter Herbert, a renowned soldier ;
Stan. Well, hie thee to thy lord; commend me to
Tell him, the queen hath heartily consented
ACT V. SCENE 1.
Salisbury. An open Place. Enter the Sheriff, and Guard, with BUCKINGHAM,
led to execution. Buck. Will not king Richard let me speak with
him ? Sher. No, my good lord; therefore be patient. Buck. Hastings, and Edward's children, Rivers,
Sher. It is, my lord.
That high All-seer which I dally'd with,
[Exeunt Buck. &c.
Plain near Tamworth.
Enter, with drum and colours, RichMOND, OXFORD,
Sir James Blunt, Sir WALTER HERBERT, and