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acquainted with history, and some of the persons appear and vanish again without sufficient reason. He has, in fact, copied Plutarch too exactly.”*

Of the three Roman plays this judicious critic says :

“ Coriolanus is less rich in poetical style than the other two, but the comic parts are full of humour. In these three tragedies it is manifest that Roman character, and still more, Roman manners, are not exhibited with the precision of a scholar; yet there is something that distinguishes them from the rest, something of a grandiosity in the sentiments and language which shews that Shakspeare had not read the history without entering into its spirit.”+

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INDEX.

ABERGAVENNY, Earl of, i. 77.

- George Neville, third lord, ii. 122.

Agincourt, battle of, i. 189-205.
Albany, John Stewart, Duke of, ii. 124.
Alençon, Duke of, i, 205.
Amyot, Thomas, i. 35 ; on the death of Richard II., 72.
Angers, town of, i. 6.
Anglia Sacra, quoted, i. 131, 134.
Angus, Scottish noble, ii. 200, 201.
Anjou and Maine, i. 3, 260, 287.
Anne, daughter of Warwick, wife of Prince Edward, and of

Richard III., betrothed to Edward, ii, 27; her marriage,
30, 31 ; with Richard, 65; her disguise, 66; her wooing,
68; her death, 100; her dress, 102; her character, 117.
Anne Boleyn, first mentioned, ii. 136, 140: how far the

cause of the divorce, 144-8, 153; scene with the old lady,
148; her marriage, 156, 158; Gardiner's hostility, 165:
her character, 308, 309.

—, Mark, ii. 231, 232, 236, 237, 247, 268, 271; his
address to Cæsar's corpse, 239; his speech over it, 241,
258, 287; over Brutus, 255; captivated by Cleopatra, 264,
268; jealous of her, 271 ; observes on his wife, 267; his

character, 272, 274.
Appeal of treason, i. 39.

Appian, ii. 256.
Archæologia, quoted, i. 46, 47, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 64, 65, 69.
Archers, English, at Homildon, i. 76.
Armagnac, Earl of, i. 252, 263.
Armorial bearings worn at Agincourt, i. 198.
Armourer, the, and his man Peter, i. 273.
Arnold's History of Rome, quoted, ii. 212, 226.
Arthur of Bretagne, Prince, the King of France claims the

crown for him, i. 2; knighted, 5; why so named, ib. ;
created Earl of Richmond, 11; his disposition, 15; scene

with Hubert, 16; death, 20; discontents thereat, 23.
Arundel, Richard Fitz-Alan, Earl of, i. 38.
Ashley, Lady, ii. 63.
Attainder of the Yorkists, i. 307; ü. 5, 12; of Clarence,

73, 90; of Richard III., 96.
Audley, James Touchet, fifth lord, ïi4.
Aumerle, Edward Plantagenet, Duke of. - See York,
Austria, Archduke of, i. 3.

Bacon, Lord, i. 35.
Bagot, Sir John, i. 44, 47, 61.
Banquo, ii. 178, 193, 195.
Barante, quoted, i. 222.
Bardolph, Lord, i. 120, 123, 136.

-Falstaff's companion, i. 84, 137, 184.
Barons of England, their revolt against John, i. 27
Basset, i. 249.
Bayonne, Bishop of, ii. 144.
Beaufort, Cardinal, i. 213; bickerings with Gloucester, 217,

224, 237, 240; a negociator, 254; his part in the king's
marriage, 256, 266, 268; described, 269 ; concerned against
Elinor, 270, 272, 277, 279, 280 ; his death, 288; character,

313.

- family, ii. 115.
Beaumont, John, first viscount, i. 6.
Bedford, John Duke of, (see Prince John of Lancaster,) i.

174, 194, 196, 197, 213, 222, 223, 224, 237; his death,
227.

Benevolences, i. 49.
Berkeley Castle, i. 51.
Birnam Wood, ii. 203.
Blanche of Castile, i. 9, 10,
Blore Heath, battle of, ii. 4.
Blount, Sir Charles, ii, 111,
Blunt, Sir Walter, i. 110, 117.
Boethius, ii, 177, 178, 179.
Bolingbroke, afterwards Henry IV., accuses Mowbray, i. 36 ;

his part in Radcot-bridge, 39; pardoned, 40 ; banished,
41 ; lands again, 48, 51, 58; prevented from marrying,
65; his character, 73; accused of murdering Richard, 131.

- See Henry IV.
Bonville, heiress of, ii. 27, 28.
Boswell, James, jun. ii. 243, 261.
Bosworth Field, ii. 111.
Bourchier, Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury, ii. 70.
Bourbon, Duke of, i. 185.
Bourdeaux, Talbot's camp before, i. 231,
Boyse, see Boethius, ii. 177.
Brackenbury, ii, 64.
Bramham Moor, battle of, i. 136.
Brandon, Sir William, ii. 125; slain at Bosworth, 140,-- See

Suffolk.
Bretagne. - See Arthur and Constance.
Broderip, W. J., ii. 117.
Bruges, or Bourges, Archbishop of, i. 180, 182.
Brutus, the Tribune, ii. 229.

- Marcus, ii. 232; his speech to the people, 236, 239 ;
his opinion upon suicide, 254; his quarrel with Cassius,

259; his character, 262, 263; Coleridge upon him, 262, 291.
Buchanan, George, ii. 184,
Buckingham, Humphrey Stafford, Duke of, i. 260, 265, 266,
273, 280 ; on Henry's side, 312.

- Henry Stafford (his grandson), ii. 70, 73, 77 ;
united with Gloucester, 83, 86, 88, 89; deserts him,
104-9; executed, 111; his character, 117.
- Edmund Stafford (son of the last), ii. 120; op-

posed to Wolsey, 122, 123; arrested, 125, 129; his dying

speech 131.
Burbage, i. v; ii. 116.
Burgundy, Duke of, John, sans-peur, i. 151, 178, 208, 209.

- Philip his son, i. 208, 228, 229, 237, 252.
Busby, Sir John, i. 47, 54.

Cade Jack, i. 297-304.
Cæsar, Julius, the play, ii. 231, 311.

- ii, 232; his death, 235 ; oration over his body,
239; his character, 261, 262.

Octavius, ii. 247, 267, 274.
Caithness, Scottish noble, ii. 200.
Calphurnia, ii. 235.
Calverley, Sir John, killed at Shrewsbury, i. 118.
Cambridge, Richard, Earl of, conspires against Henry V.,

i. 274.
Campbell, Thomas, on the characters in Henry IV., i. 78,

97, 118; on Agincourt, 211; on King John, ii. 302, 303 ;

on Henry VIII., 308; on Julius Cæsar, 313.
Campeggio, Cardinal, ii. 151.
Canning, George, quotes Shakspeare, i. 53.
Canterbury, Archbishop of. - See Chicheley, Bourchier, War-

ham, Cranmer.
Capucius, ii. 164.
Carlisle, Thomas Marks, Bishop of, his speech, i. 54, 69.
Casca, ii. 263.
Cassius, his deprecation of Cæsar, ii. 232; Cæsar's reflection
on him, 233; his quarrel with Brutus, 248; his suicide,

255.
Catesby, i. 83, 104.
Catherine of France, daughter of Charles VI., married to

Henry V. ii. 208-10.
-- of Arragon, Queen, reproaches Wolsey, ii. 126 ;
her divorce, 142-161; her speech at the trial, 148; Henry's

character of her, 152; her death, 161.
Cato, Coriolanus compared to, ii. 215, 230.
Cawdor, thanedom of, ii. 176, 179, 182, 183.

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