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HENRY VI, PART 3



Key Literary Elements

Setting

The play takes place during the War of the Roses in England in the
fifteenth century. Act I starts in the parliament House of London
just after York has beaten King Henry's army at the Battle of St.
Albans. The second scene is set at Sandal Castle and the third is in
the field of battle between Sandal Castle and Wakefield. Act II
begins on a plain near Mortimer's Cross in Herefordshire. The
second scene of Act I is set at the gates of York.

The third and fourth scenes take place on the battlefield between
Towton and Saxton in Yorkshire. Act III begins with a chase in the
north of England. The pastoral beauty of England is depicted well.
The second scene is in the palace of London. The third scene takes
place in the King's palace at France. Act IV again begins in the
London palace. Scene 2 is set on a plain in Warwickshire. Scene 3
is at Edward's camp near Warwick. Scene 4 is the London palace.
Scene 5 is a park near Middleham Castle in Yorkshire. Scene 6 is
the London tower. Scene 7 is before York. Scene 8 is the Bishop's
palace in London. Act V begins at the Coventry with scenes 2 and
3 on battlefield near Barnet. Scene 4 and 5 are set on a plain near
Tewkesbury. Scene 6 is at the London Tower and the last scene is
at the palace of Edward.

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