Edward II: The Troublesome Reign and Lamentable End of Edward the Second, King of England, with the Tragical Fall of Proud Mortimer - Study Guide Act 4, Scene 6 Summary & Analysis

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Isabella and Mortimer celebrate their victory, with Mortimer urging Isabella to take his advice - put Prince Edward on the throne right away and name him (Mortimer) as his chief advisor. Isabella speaks lovingly to him and agrees to do as he says. A Messenger arrives with news that Edward is melancholy, and is soon followed by Winchester, with Edward's crown and news that Edward is now in Berkeley's custody. He also reveals that he's heard Edmund is putting together a plot to free Edward. Mortimer dismisses him and calls for two other servants, Gurney and Matrevis. He tells Isabella the only way for them to reclaim England and to survive is to have Edward secretly murdered. At first Isabella protests, but then agrees. When Matrevis and Gurney come in, Mortimer tells them to take custody of Edward, treat him badly and frighten him, and...

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