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Henry VI Part 3 Act 5, Scene 3

By William Shakespeare

Act 5, Scene 3

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  • Edward enters with a flourish and greets his brothers. They have defeated Warwick and his supporters, but Margaret looms on the horizon.
  • Richard reports that Margaret has 30,000 troops, so combined with the armies of Somerset and Oxford, they will be a match for Edward's armies.
  • Edward says they can hold strong if they are courageous. And away they go.