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The Duke of Gloucester's wife, the Duchess of Gloucester, believes that she has the right to the throne. She is arrested after hiring a witch to summon spirits and ask about the future of Henry VI's reign. Gloucester grieves for her, but asserts that he cannot control the law. The Duke is released from his duties as King Henry's protector.
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