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KJN1 ) THE TROUBLESOME REIGN OF JOHN KING OF ENGLAND, WITH THE DISCOVERY OF KING RICHARD CORDELION'S BASE SON (VULGARLY NAMED, THE BASTARD FAUCONBRIDGE); ALSO THE DEATH OF KING JOHN AT SWINSTEAD ABBEY. AS IT WAS (SUNDRY TIMES) PUBLICLY ACTED BY THE QUEEN'S MAJESTY'S PLAYERS, IN THE HONORABLE CITY OF LONDON. TO THE GENTLEMEN READERS. YOU THAT WITH FRIENDLY GRACE OF SMOOTHED BROW HAVE ENTERTAIN'D THE SCYTHIAN TAMBURLAINE, AND GIVEN APPLAUSE UNTO AN INFIDEL: VOUCHSAFE TO WELCOME (WITH LIKE COURTESY) A WARLIKE CHRISTIAN AND YOUR COUNTRYMAN. FOR CHRIST'S TRUE FAITH INDUR'D HE MANY A STORM, AND SET HIMSELF AGAINST THE MAN OF ROME, UNTIL BASE TREASON (BY A DAMNED WIGHT) DID ALL HIS FORMER TRIUMPHS PUT TO FLIGHT, ACCEPT OF IT (SWEET GENTLES) IN GOOD SORT, AND THINK IT WAS PREPAR'D FOR YOUR DISPORT. THE TROUBLESOME REIGN OF KING JOHN. ENTER KING JOHN, QUEEN ELEANOR HIS MOTHER, WILLIAM MARSHAL EARL OF PEMBROKE, THE E . . .