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LIST OF PLATES.
KING JOHN. 1. Philip, King of France, demanding the kingdom of England from
John, in right of Arthur. 2. The Citizens of Angiers propose that the Dauphin shall marry
Blanch of Castile. 3. Lord Salisbury is sent to Constance to inform her of the peace, and
to fetch her to the kings. She throws herself on the ground.
Enter King John, King Philip, Lewis, Blanch, Elinor, &c. &c. 4. Pandulph, the legate from the Pope, excommunicates King John,
for resisting the appointment of Stephen Langton as archbishop of Canterbury, and commands Philip to renounce his league with
him. 5. A battle is fought, and Arthur is taken prisoner. 6. Hubert going to burn out Arthur's eyes with hot irons. 7. King John recrowned-His lords desire to have the keeping of
Arthur. 8. Arthur jumps off the walls of the castle. 9. Salisbury, Pembroke, and Bigot, find the body of Arthur.–Faulcon
bridge and Hubert. 10. King John resigns his crown to Pandulph the legate, who returns
it to him. 11. Salisbury, Pembroke, and Bigot, join the Dauphin in his attack
upon England. In the battle, a French nobleman, the Count
Melun, is slain. 12. The return of the Lords to King John, who is sick of a fever at
Swinstead Abbey, with Prince Henry in their company. A
monk brings refreshments to the king. 13. The death of King John.
LIST OF PLATES.
RICHARD THE SECOND.
1. The duel at Gosford Green, between the Dukes of Hereford and
Norfolk, stopped by King Richard. 2. Richard seizing John of Gaunt's effects upon his death. The Duke
of York endeavouring to prevent him. 3. Bolingbroke, returned from banishment, in arms, joined by the Earl
of Northumberland, &c.—Enter York, attended. 4. Richard's return from Ireland; met by the Earl of Salisbury. 5. The meeting between Bolingbroke and Richard. 6. Queen overhearing the conversation of the Gardeners. 7. The entry of Bolingbroke and Richard into London. 8. The resignation of the crown to Bolingbroke by Richard. 9. The parting between Richard and his Queen, on his way to the
Tower. 10. The murder of Richard.
HENRY THE FOURTH.
PART 1. 1. Hotspur after the battle at Holmedon. 2. Hotspur defending himself before the King against the charge of
having denied the prisoners.—Worcester banished from the pre
sence. i 3. Falstaff, Bardolph, Gadshill, and Peto, having robbed and bound
some travellers, are about to share the plunder, when Prince Henry and Poins, disguised, set on them. Falstaff, after a blow
or two, and the rest, run away. 4. Hotspur and Lady Percy. 5. Falstaff relating his adventures to Prince Henry and Poins. 6. Falstaff playing the part of the King. 7. Hotspur, Glendower, and Mortimer, dividing the kingdom. 8. Death of Hotspur. 9. Prince John, Prince Henry, and Falstaff.
PART II. 1. Northumberland, Lady Northumberland, and Lady Percy. 2. Falstaff and Doll Tearsheet.—Poins and Prince Henry behind. 3. Falstaff“ misusing the King's press damnably.” 4. The arrest of Hastings, Mowbray, and the Archbishop of York. 5. King Henry receiving intelligence of the overthrow of his enemies.
-Enter Harcourt. 6. Prince Henry watching his father while asleep. 7. The King, waking, misses the crown from his pillow, and sends for
Prince Henry. 8. After the death of Henry the Fourth.-King Henry the Fifth,
Princes Clarence, John, and Humphrey, the Earls Warwick and
Westmoreland, and the Chief Justice. 9. The King, returning from his coronation, is saluted by Falstaff,
Pistol, &c. whom he banishes.
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. 1. Anne Page bidding Slender to dinner.—Enter Page. 2. Mrs. Page and Mrs. Ford.--Falstaff, in the distance, is questioning
his Page as to the delivery of the letters. 3. Falstaff and Mrs. Ford. 4. Ford, unable to find Falstaff, who, he has reason to suspect, is con
cealed in the house. The servants are seen carrying out the
buck-basket, containing Sir John Falstaff. 5. The emptying of the buck-basket “ in the muddy ditch, close by
the Thames' side.” 6. Master Slender courting Anne Page.—Page and Mrs. Page meeting
Master Fenton at the door. 7. Ford beating Falstaff, disguised as the old woman of Brainford. 8. Herne's Oak.-Falstaff as Herne the Hunter, meeting with Mrs. Page
and Mrs. Ford.—The fairies are seen approaching 9. Sir Hugh Evans, as a Satyr, and the Fairies, tormenting Falstaff. 10. Slender and Dr. Caius complaining of being the dupes of Anne