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Edward II: The Troublesome Reign and Lamentable End of Edward the Second, King of England, with the Tragical Fall of Proud Mortimer Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scenes 2 and 3 Summary

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Act 1, Scenes 2 and 3 Summary

Scene 2 - The Mortimers, Warwick, and Lancaster discuss what was done to the Bishop, complain angrily about the titles Edward bestowed on Gaveston, and comment on how everyone at the court is starting to flatter him in the hopes that his close relationship with Edward will bring them favor. Mortimer vows to remove him from Edward's circle of friends, saying his arrogance will ruin the kingdom. The Bishop of Canterbury comes in, muttering angrily about what was done to the Bishop of Coventry and vowing to join with the Lords in their plot to get rid of Gaveston. Queen Isabella passes through, telling the Bishop and the Lords of her grief that Edward has turned his affection from her to Gaveston. Mortimer and the Lords promise to get Gaveston away from court, but Isabella tells them that, to avoid a civil war between...

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