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1

“God is the quarrel, for gods...” - act 1 scene 2

Substitute his deputy anointed in his sight” - rightful divine right

2

“O thou the earthly...” - act 1 scene 3

Author of my blood - rules of inheritance

3

“We are enforced to farm...” - act 1 scene 4

Our royal realm - tax people - corrupt ruler

4

“This royal throne....” - act 2 scene 1

Of kings, this sceptred isle

5

“This other Eden...” - act 2 scene 1

Demi paradise

6

“This land of such dear souls, is now leased out, i die pronouncing it” - act 2 scene 1

Downfall of England

7

“Landlord of England art thou now...” - act 2 scene 1

Not king, thy state of law is bondslave to the law - gaunt criticises Richards rule of England

8

“My comfort is that heaven will take our souls...” - act 3 scene 1

And plague injustice with the pains of hell - foreshadows downfall of England under rule of Henry