Had he none else to make a 260
Then none but I shall turn his jest to sorrow.
I was the that rais'd him to the crown,
And I'll be chief to bring him down again:
Not that I pity Henry's misery, 264
But seek revenge on Edward's mockery. Exit.
[London. A Room in the Palace]
Enter Richard, Clarence, Somerset, and Montague.
Rich. Now tell me, brother Clarence, what think you
Of this new marriage with the Lady Grey?
Hath not our brother made a worthy choice?
Clar. Alas! you know, 'tis far from hence to France; 4
How could he stay till Warwick made return?
Som. My lords, forbear this talk; here comes the king.
Flourish. Enter King Edward, Lady Grey, Pembroke, Stafford, Hastings..
Rich. And his well-chosen bride.
Clar. I 8to tell him plainly what I think.
K. Edw. Now, brother of Clarence, how like you our choice,
That you stand pensive, as half ?
Clar. As well as Lewis of France, or the Earl of Warwick,
260 stale: dupe
262 chief: principal means
6 S. d.; cf. n.
8 mind: intend
10 malcontent: dissatisfied