Gary Taylor, John Jowett, Terri Bourus, and Gabriel Egan (eds), The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition
pg 11995.3Sc. 12
Alarums. Enter King John [at one door] and Hubert [at another door]1
king john How goes the day with us? O, tell me, Hubert.2
hubert Badly, I fear. How fares your majesty?3
king john This fever that hath troubled me so long
4Lies heavy on me. O, my heart is sick!Enter a Messenger5
messenger My lord, your valiant kinsman Falconbridge
6Desires your majesty to leave the field,
7And send him word by me which way you go.Editor’s Note8
king john Tell him toward Swineshead, to the abbey there.Editor’s Note9
messenger Be of good comfort. For the great supply
10That was expected by the Dauphin here,
Editor’s Note11Are wrecked three nights ago on Goodwin Sands.
Editor’s Note12This news was brought to Richard, but even now
Editor’s Note13The French fight coldly and retire themselves.