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David Bruce: KING EDWARD III: A Retelling — Act 5, Scene 1

ACT 5 — 5.1 — King Edward III, Queen Philippa, and the Earl of Derby talked together before Calais. Some English soldiers were present. King Edward III said, “No more, Queen Philippa. Calm yourself. Copland, unless he can excuse his … Continue reading

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David Bruce: KING EDWARD III: A Retelling — Act 4, Scenes 1-7

— 4.1 — Lord Mountfort, who was holding a coronet in his hand, talked with the Earl of Salisbury. Lord Mountfort said, “My lord of Salisbury, since by your aid my enemy, Sir Charles of Blois, has been slain and … Continue reading

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David Bruce: KING EDWARD III: A Retelling — Act 3: Scenes 1-4

— 3.1 — King John II of France, his two sons — Prince Charles Duke of Normandy and young Prince Philip — and the Duke of Lorraine met and talked together on the coast of France. King John II of … Continue reading

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David Bruce: KING EDWARD III: A Retelling — Act 2, Scenes 1-2

— 2.1 — Lodowick, King Edward III’s secretary, said this to himself about the King’s falling in love with the Countess of Salisbury: “I might perceive his eye in her eye to be lost, his ear to drink her sweet … Continue reading

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David Bruce: KING EDWARD III: A Retelling — Cast of Characters, Act 1, Scenes 1-2

CAST OF CHARACTERS THE ENGLISH KING EDWARD III. QUEEN Philippa, King Edward III’s wife. EDWARD THE BLACK PRINCE, Prince of Wales, their son [Edward Plantagenet; nicknamed Ned]. Earl of SALISBURY [William Montacute; Plantagenet]. COUNTESS of Salisbury, his wife. EARL OF … Continue reading

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