King Henry IV, Part I - Act 3, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 1 Summary

Hostpur, Worchester, Mortimer and Glendower are meeting at the house of the Archdeacon in Bangor. The men are hopeful, because Lancaster fears both Hotspur and Glendower. Glendower explains that this is because there were portents at his birth- the skies filled with fire, and the earth trembled. These portents have marked Glendower out for an extraordinary life. He even suggests that he might command the Devil. Hotspur responds that one may "tell the truth and shame the devil."

The men return to business and discuss how England will be divided amongst them after they have defeated King Henry. Tomorrow, Hotspur, Mortimer and Worcester will leave to meet Northumberland and the Scots at Shrewsbury. Glendower says that he will bring the ladies in, but the men should plan to slip away without goodbyes, in order to avoid tears and sorrow. Percy banters with Glendower...

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