1. To what news are the French nobles reacting in this scene?
2. What effect has this news had on the French people?
3. How would you describe the mood of the characters here?
4. Whose criticism do the men feel most keenly?
5. What prompts the king to demand for a ransom from Henry?
6. What is the gist of the Constable’s speech (lines 15-27)?
7. What opposite images are used here for France and England?
8. What course of action does the Constable urge?
9. Does the French king take this advice?...
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