William Shakespeare: Henry VI (Pt 2), Act IV, Scene III
Updated September 23, 2019 | Infoplease Staff
Alarums to the fight, wherein Sir Humphrey and William Stafford are slain. Enter Cade and the rest
They fell before thee like sheep and oxen, and thou behavedst thyself as if thou hadst been in thine own slaughter-house: therefore thus will I reward thee, the Lent shall be as long again as it is; and thou shalt have a licence to kill for a hundred lacking one.
And, to speak truth, thou deservest no less. This monument of the victory will I bear;
Putting on Sir Humphrey's brigandine
and the bodies shall be dragged at my horse' heels till I do come to London, where we will have the mayor's sword borne before us.
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