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King John

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War and Betrayal-- France threatens war with England unless King John renounces his claim to the throne in favor of his nephew Arthur. John refuses and war ensues. John is excommunicated by the Pope, and his nephew Arthur dies under mysterious circumstances. Well, whiles I am a beggar, I will rail, And say there is no sin, but to be rich; And being rich, my virtue then shall be, To say there is no vice, but beggary!

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