Written by Vanessa Pupavac.
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords
In such a just and charitable war.
The cause is young Prince Arthur’s claim to the Plantagenet throne. Arthur’s mother Constance has pressed the right of her ‘oppressed boy’ around Europe, and found listeners at the French court to supports international military action against Arthur’s uncle King John. Continue reading Shakespeare’s King John and the Constitution of Rights and Justice