Edward II: The Troublesome Reign and Lamentable End of Edward the Second, King of England, with the Tragical Fall of Proud Mortimer - Act 1, Scene 4, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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The Mortimers, Lancaster, and Warwick return, commenting on how upset Isabella seems and urging her to not be so unhappy, saying that because Gaveston is gone Edward's attention will return to her. Isabella urges them to revoke the banishment, telling them that until Gaveston is back at court, she has been banished. She and the Lords argue over what should be done, and then Isabella takes Mortimer aside to privately express her reasons for wanting the banishment revoked. As they talk, the other Lords assure each other of their determination to keep Gaveston away from court. Mortimer returns from his conversation with Isabella, saying he's changed his mind - not because he wants Gaveston around, but because Isabella has convinced him that for the sake of Edward's peace of mind, and therefore for the good of the country, Gaveston must be returned to court. When the other Lords react with...

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