Henry V Act III, Scene 7 Summary and Analysis

William Shakespeare

Act III, Scene 7 Summary and Analysis

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Lord Rambures: a French noble and military commander

Duke of Orleans: a French noble and military commander

Summary
The final scene of this act shifts the focus once again to the French military leaders—the Constable, the Dauphin, Lord Rambures, and others—who are camped opposite Henry at Agincourt and evidently prepared for battle. They spend much of the scene in light-hearted banter. The Dauphin speaks about his own steed, which “bounds from the earth,” a Pegasus which “trots the air,” and so forth. Orleans tries to cut him short, first remarking that the horse is “the color of nutmeg,” and then pleading, “No more, cousin.” The other...

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