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Henry VI Part 3


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"Henry VI Part 3"
Excerpt from Act 1, Scene 4

Actors: Alexandra Gilbreath (Queen Margaret), Ray Fearon (York)

Clip Length: 1 min 40 sec
  Performed by:
The Royal Shakespeare Company (

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Out of chaos comes forth darkness.

A land torn apart by conflict. Two brothers united in arms, divided by ambition. Both with eyes only for the crown... but in the end there can be only one.

NC-17. Contains scenes of ruthless ambition

"This Richard Three. He's a smart guy. We should sit down together."
- T. Soprano


aka "The True Tragedy of Richard Duke of York and the Good King
Henry the Sixth"

Written between 1590 and 1591

First published in 1595

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"Henry VI Part 3" at
"Henry VI, part 3: Entire Play"

You can find a full synopsis of
"Henry VI Part 3" at
"Shakespeare Resource Center - Henry VI, Part III"

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