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A Man for All Seasons Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scene 6 Summary

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Act 1, Scene 6 Summary

The scene takes place in Hampton Court. Cromwell and Richard Rich are in the room. Rich has come with the Duke of Norfolk because he is the duke's librarian. Cromwell comments on their different fortunes. Cromwell was Wolsey's assistant, but has ended up in the King's service. Rich is a friend of the Chancellor, but is stuck in the backwater. Rich denies the friendship at first and then admits that More recommended him to Norfolk. Rich asks what Cromwell does for the King. Chapuys enters the room at that moment and wants the answer to that question as well. Cromwell tells the men he is the King's "ears" and when Henry needs something done, Cromwell is the man who does it.

Cromwell talks about the launch of a new ship. Henry will pilot the ship with help. Cromwell calls Henry's desire to steer...

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