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By John Mccann, Monica Sweeney

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40–1), but rather the home of England’s common subjects. History’s Objects of Desire Poisoned by the Prior of York and his henchman Sir Doncaster, the Earl of Huntington dies in the first act of the second part of the two-part play that bears his name. For the remaining four acts, attention focuses on King John’s sexual pursuit of Huntington’s bereaved fiancée, Maid Marian – or, rather Matilda Fitzwater, as the play now calls her. Already in Part One, John’s schemes to bring Matilda under his control had given strong evidence of his tyranny, and the play’s comic ending had been especially marked by his renunciation of those unruly desires, a renunciation he repeats with still greater vehemence at Huntington’s death in Part Two: When John solicits chaste Matilda’s ears With lawless suits, as he hath often done, ...

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