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Note to Hamlet, 5.2.387: "And call the noblest to the audience"
Fortinbras probably wants to make sure that the story Horatio will tell is heard by the most influential people; he's about to seize the throne of Denmark and wouldn't want anyone to think he is responsible for the heap of dead bodies.