Henry VI Part 1
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Enter Gloster, with his Seruing-men.Enter Gloucester, with his servingmen in blue coatssurvey (v.)
old form: suruey
inspect, look over, examine carefully
1H6 I.iii.1
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
I am come to suruey the Tower this day;I am come to survey the Tower this day; 1H6 I.iii.1
Since Henries death, I feare there is Conueyance:Since Henry's death, I fear, there is conveyance.conveyance (n.)
old form: Conueyance
bad management, underhand dealing, dishonesty
1H6 I.iii.2
Where be these Warders, that they wait not here?Where be these warders that they wait not here?warder (n.)guard, sentry, watchman1H6 I.iii.3
Open the Gates, 'tis Gloster that calls.Open the gates! 'Tis Gloucester that calls. 1H6 I.iii.4
Servingmen knock 1H6 I.iii.5
1. Warder. FIRST WARDER  
(within) 1H6 I.iii.5
Who's there, that knocks so imperiously?Who's there that knocks so imperiously? 1H6 I.iii.5
Glost. 1. Man. FIRST SERVINGMAN 
It is the Noble Duke of Gloster.It is the noble Duke of Gloucester. 1H6 I.iii.6
2. Warder. SECOND WARDER  
(within) 1H6 I.iii.7
Who ere he be, you may not be let in.Whoe'er he be, you may not be let in. 1H6 I.iii.7
1. Man. FIRST SERVINGMAN 
Villaines, answer you so the Lord Protector?Villains, answer you so the Lord Protector? 1H6 I.iii.8
1. Warder. FIRST WARDER  
(within) 1H6 I.iii.9
The Lord protect him, so we answer him,The Lord protect him! So we answer him. 1H6 I.iii.9
We doe no otherwise then wee are will'd.We do no otherwise than we are willed.will (v.), past form would
old form: will'd
command, order, direct
1H6 I.iii.10
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Who willed you? or whose will stands but mine?Who willed you? Or whose will stands but mine?will (v.), past form wouldcommand, order, direct1H6 I.iii.11
stand (v.)continue, remain, wait, stay put
There's none Protector of the Realme, but I:There's none Protector of the realm but I. 1H6 I.iii.12
Breake vp the Gates, Ile be your warrantize;Break up the gates; I'll be your warrantize.break up (v.)
old form: Breake
burst open, break through
1H6 I.iii.13
warrantise, warrantize (n.)authorization, surety, guarantee
Shall I be flowted thus by dunghill Groomes?Shall I be flouted thus by dunghill grooms? 1H6 I.iii.14
Glosters men rush at the Tower Gates, and WooduileGloucester's men rush at the Tower gates, and Woodville 1H6 I.iii.15.1
the Lieutenant speakes within.the Lieutenant speaks within 1H6 I.iii.15.2
Wooduile. WOODVILLE  
(within) 1H6 I.iii.5
What noyse is this? what Traytors haue wee here?What noise is this? What traitors have we here? 1H6 I.iii.15
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Lieutenant, is it you whose voyce I heare?Lieutenant, is it you whose voice I hear? 1H6 I.iii.16
Open the Gates, here's Gloster that would enter.Open the gates; here's Gloucester that would enter. 1H6 I.iii.17
Wooduile. WOODVILLE  
(within) 1H6 I.iii.18
Haue patience Noble Duke, I may not open,Have patience, noble Duke; I may not open; 1H6 I.iii.18
The Cardinall of Winchester forbids:The Cardinal of Winchester forbids. 1H6 I.iii.19
From him I haue expresse commandement,From him I have express commandmentcommandment, commandement (n.)
old form: commandement
command, instruction, order
1H6 I.iii.20
express (adj.)
old form: expresse
explicit, specific, clear
That thou nor none of thine shall be let in.That thou nor none of thine shall be let in. 1H6 I.iii.21
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Faint-hearted Wooduile, prizest him 'fore me?Faint-hearted Woodville, prizest him 'fore me?prize (v.)esteem, value, hold1H6 I.iii.22
Arrogant Winchester, that haughtie Prelate,Arrogant Winchester, that haughty prelate, 1H6 I.iii.23
Whom Henry our late Soueraigne ne're could brooke?Whom Henry, our late sovereign, ne'er could brook?brook (v.)
old form: brooke
endure, tolerate, put up with
1H6 I.iii.24
Thou art no friend to God, or to the King:Thou art no friend to God or to the King. 1H6 I.iii.25
Open the Gates, or Ile shut thee out shortly.Open the gates, or I'll shut thee out shortly. 1H6 I.iii.26
Seruingmen. SERVINGMEN 
Open the Gates vnto the Lord Protector,Open the gates unto the Lord Protector, 1H6 I.iii.27
Or wee'le burst them open, if that you come not quickly.Or we'll burst them open if that you come not quickly.if that (conj.)if1H6 I.iii.28
Enter to the Protector at the Tower Gates, WinchesterEnter to the Protector at the Tower gates Winchester 1H6 I.iii.29.1
and his men in Tawney Coates.and his men in tawny coats 1H6 I.iii.29.2
Winchest. WINCHESTER 
How now ambitious Vmpheir, what meanes this?How now, ambitious Humphrey, what means this? 1H6 I.iii.29
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Piel'd Priest, doo'st thou command me to be shut out?Peeled priest, dost thou command me to be shut out?peeled (adj.)
old form: Piel'd
tonsured, shaven, bald
1H6 I.iii.30
Winch. WINCHESTER 
I doe, thou most vsurping Proditor,I do, thou most usurping proditor,proditor (n.)traitor, betrayer, renegade1H6 I.iii.31
And not Protector of the King or Realme.And not Protector of the King or realm. 1H6 I.iii.32
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Stand back thou manifest Conspirator,Stand back, thou manifest conspirator, 1H6 I.iii.33
Thou that contriued'st to murther our dead Lord,Thou that contrived'st to murder our dead lord;contrive (v.)
old form: contriued'st
scheme, plot, conspire
1H6 I.iii.34
Thou that giu'st Whores Indulgences to sinne,Thou that givest whores indulgences to sin. 1H6 I.iii.35
Ile canuas thee in thy broad Cardinalls Hat,I'll canvass thee in thy broad cardinal's hatcanvass (v.)
old form: canuas
toss about [as if in a canvas sheet], beat, thrash
1H6 I.iii.36
If thou proceed in this thy insolence.If thou proceed in this thy insolence. 1H6 I.iii.37
Winch. WINCHESTER 
Nay, stand thou back, I will not budge a foot:Nay, stand thou back; I will not budge a foot. 1H6 I.iii.38
This be Damascus, be thou cursed Cain,This be Damascus; be thou cursed Cain,Cain (n.)[pron: kayn] in the Bible, son of Adam and Eve, killer of his brother Abel1H6 I.iii.39
To slay thy Brother Abel, if thou wilt.To slay thy brother Abel, if thou wilt.Abel (n.)[pron: 'aybl] in the Bible, the son of Adam and Eve, killed by his brother Cain1H6 I.iii.40
brother (n.)kinsman, relative, relation
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
I will not slay thee, but Ile driue thee back:I will not slay thee, but I'll drive thee back. 1H6 I.iii.41
Thy Scarlet Robes, as a Childs bearing Cloth,Thy scarlet robes as a child's bearing-clothbearing-cloth (n.)
old form: bearing Cloth,
christening-garment, baptismal shawl
1H6 I.iii.42
Ile vse, to carry thee out of this place.I'll use to carry thee out of this place. 1H6 I.iii.43
Winch. WINCHESTER 
Doe what thou dar'st, I beard thee to thy face.Do what thou darest; I beard thee to thy face.beard (v.)defy, affront, oppose openly1H6 I.iii.44
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
What? am I dar'd, and bearded to my face?What? Am I dared and bearded to my face?dare (v.)challenge, confront, defy1H6 I.iii.45
beard (v.)defy, affront, oppose openly
Draw men, for all this priuiledged place,Draw, men, for all this privileged place;for (prep.)despite1H6 I.iii.46
Blew Coats to Tawny Coats. Priest, beware your Beard,Blue coats to tawny coats! Priest, beware your beard;beware (v.)take care of, have a care for1H6 I.iii.47
I meane to tugge it, and to cuffe you soundly.I mean to tug it and to cuff you soundly. 1H6 I.iii.48
Vnder my feet I stampe thy Cardinalls Hat:Under my feet I stamp thy cardinal's hat; 1H6 I.iii.49
In spight of Pope, or dignities of Church,In spite of Pope or dignities of Church,dignity (n.)dignitary, high officer1H6 I.iii.50
Here by the Cheekes Ile drag thee vp and downe.Here by the cheeks I'll drag thee up and down. 1H6 I.iii.51
Winch. WINCHESTER 
Gloster, thou wilt answere this before the Pope.Gloucester, thou wilt answer this before the Pope. 1H6 I.iii.52
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Winchester Goose, I cry, a Rope, a Rope.Winchester goose! I cry a rope, a rope!Winchester goose[contemptuous] groin swelling caused by venereal disease [one Bishop of Winchester licensed brothels in London]1H6 I.iii.53
rope (n.)[cry of derision, imitating a parrot's cry] hangman's rope, halter
Now beat them hence, why doe you let them stay?Now beat them hence; why do you let them stay? 1H6 I.iii.54
Thee Ile chase hence, thou Wolfe in Sheepes array.Thee I'll chase hence, thou wolf in sheep's array.array (n.)attire, clothes, clothing, dress1H6 I.iii.55
Out Tawney-Coates, out Scarlet Hypocrite.Out, tawny coats! Out, scarlet hypocrite! 1H6 I.iii.56
Here Glosters men beat out the Cardinalls men,Here Gloucester's men beat out the Cardinal's men,  1H6 I.iii.57.1
and enter in the hurly-burly the Maior of London, and enter in the hurly-burly the Mayor of London, 1H6 I.iii.57.2
and his Officers.and his officers 1H6 I.iii.57.3
Maior. MAYOR 
Fye Lords, that you being supreme Magistrates,Fie, lords, that you, being supreme magistrates,magistrate (n.)member of the government, leader of the community1H6 I.iii.57
hurly-burly (n.)commotion, uproar, turmoil
Thus contumeliously should breake the Peace.Thus contumeliously should break the peace!contumeliously (adv.)disgracefully, contemptuously, arrogantly1H6 I.iii.58
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Peace Maior, thou know'st little of my wrongs:Peace, Mayor, thou knowest little of my wrongs: 1H6 I.iii.59
Here's Beauford, that regards nor God nor King,Here's Beaufort, that regards nor God nor King,regard (v.)esteem, repute, respect1H6 I.iii.60
Hath here distrayn'd the Tower to his vse.Hath here distrained the Tower to his use.distrain (v.)
old form: distrayn'd
seize, confiscate, commandeer
1H6 I.iii.61
Winch. WINCHESTER 
Here's Gloster, a Foe to Citizens,Here's Gloucester, a foe to citizens; 1H6 I.iii.62
One that still motions Warre, and neuer Peace,One that still motions war and never peace,motion (v.)advocate, propose, promote1H6 I.iii.63
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
O're-charging your free Purses with large Fines;O'ercharging your free purses with large fines;free (adj.)liberal, lavish, generous1H6 I.iii.64
fine (n.)tax, levy
That seekes to ouerthrow Religion,That seeks to overthrow religion, 1H6 I.iii.65
Because he is Protector of the Realme;Because he is Protector of the realm, 1H6 I.iii.66
And would haue Armour here out of the Tower,And would have armour here out of the Tower, 1H6 I.iii.67
To Crowne himselfe King, and suppresse the Prince.To crown himself king and suppress the Prince. 1H6 I.iii.68
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
I will not answer thee with words, but blowes.I will not answer thee with words, but blows. 1H6 I.iii.69
Here they skirmish againe.Here they skirmish againskirmish (v.)do battle, wage war1H6 I.iii.70
rest (v.)remain [to be done], be left
Maior. MAYOR 
Naught rests for me, in this tumultuous strife,Naught rests for me in this tumultuous strife 1H6 I.iii.70
But to make open Proclamation.But to make open proclamation. 1H6 I.iii.71
Come Officer, as lowd as e're thou canst, Come, officer, as loud as e'er thou canst, 1H6 I.iii.72
cry:Cry. 1H6 I.iii.73
OFFICER 
All manner of men, assembled here in Armes this All manner of men assembled here in arms this 1H6 I.iii.74
day, against Gods Peace and the Kings, wee charge and day against God's peace and the King's, we charge and 1H6 I.iii.75
command you, in his Highnesse Name, to repayre to your command you, in his highness' name, to repair to your 1H6 I.iii.76
seuerall dwelling places, and not to weare, handle, or vse several dwelling-places, and not to wear, handle, or useseveral (adj.)
old form: seuerall
separate, different, distinct
1H6 I.iii.77
any Sword, Weapon, or Dagger hence-forward, vpon paine any sword, weapon, or dagger henceforward, upon pain 1H6 I.iii.78
of death.of death. 1H6 I.iii.79
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Cardinall, Ile be no breaker of the Law:Cardinal, I'll be no breaker of the law; 1H6 I.iii.80
But we shall meet, and breake our minds at large.But we shall meet and break our minds at large.break (v.)
old form: breake
reveal, disclose, impart
1H6 I.iii.81
large, atat length, in full, thoroughly
Winch. WINCHESTER 
Gloster, wee'le meet to thy cost, be sure:Gloucester, we'll meet to thy cost, be sure; 1H6 I.iii.82
Thy heart-blood I will haue for this dayes worke.Thy heart-blood I will have for this day's work. 1H6 I.iii.83
Maior. MAYOR 
Ile call for Clubs, if you will not away:I'll call for clubs if you will not away. 1H6 I.iii.84
This Cardinall's more haughtie then the Deuill.This cardinal's more haughty than the devil. 1H6 I.iii.85
Glost. GLOUCESTER 
Maior farewell: thou doo'st but what thou may'st.Mayor, farewell; thou dost but what thou mayst. 1H6 I.iii.86
Winch. WINCHESTER 
Abhominable Gloster, guard thy Head,Abominable Gloucester, guard thy head;abominable, abhominable (adj.)inhuman, unnatural, loathsome1H6 I.iii.87
For I intend to haue it ere long. For I intend to have it ere long. 1H6 I.iii.88
Exeunt.Exeunt Gloucester and 1H6 I.iii.88.1
Winchester with their servingmen 1H6 I.iii.88.2
Maior. MAYOR 
See the Coast clear'd, and then we will depart.See the coast cleared, and then we will depart. 1H6 I.iii.89
Good God, these Nobles should such stomacks beare,Good God, these nobles should such stomachs bear!stomach (n.)
old form: stomacks
anger, resentment, vexation
1H6 I.iii.90
I my selfe fight not once in fortie yeere. I myself fight not once in forty year. 1H6 I.iii.91
Exeunt.Exeunt 1H6 I.iii.91
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