Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Henry VIII
Original publication date: 1612 1623 (First Folio)
Characters: Henry VIII, King of England, Thomas Cardinal Wolsey, Cardinal Campeius, Capucius, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, Duke of Norfolk, Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, Charles Brandon, duke of Suffolk, Duke of Surrey, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Patience, Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester, Lord Abergavenny, Lord Sands, Sir Henry Guildford, Sir Thomas Lovell, Sir Anthony Denny, Sir Nicholas Vaux, Thomas Cromwell, Griffith, Doctor Butt
First words: I come no more to make you laugh: things now, That bear a weighty and a serious brow, Sad, high, and working, full of state and woe, Such noble scenes as draw the eye to flow, We now present.
Last words: 'Tis ten to one this play can never please All that are here: some come to take their ease, And sleep an act or two; but those, we fear, We have frighted with our trumpets; so, 'tis clear, They'll say
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