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Henry V

William Shakespeare

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1. Which of his friends does Henry execute for plotting to assassinate him?

2. Where does Henry make his “Once more unto the breach, dear friends” speech?

3. Approximately how many French soldiers are killed at Agincourt?

4. Approximately how many English soldiers are killed at Agincourt?

5. From whom did Henry’s father take the English crown?

6. Whom does Henry agree to marry as part of his treaty with France?

7. Where does Henry make his “St. Crispin’s Day” speech?

8. In what year was Henry V probably first performed?

9. Who gives Henry tennis balls?

10. Which of his friends does Henry execute for looting a French town?

11. Which character is Welsh?

12. What action prompts Henry to kill the French prisoners?

13. What breaks Falstaff’s heart?

14. Who gives Henry a glove?

15. What is the Dauphin’s attitude toward the English troops?

16. Who is the king of France?

17. Of what disease does Mistress Quickly die?

18. What does Pistol plan to do at the end of the play?

19. What does the Chorus do at the beginning and end of the play?

20. What name will Henry’s son take?

21. Who tries to teach Catherine English?

22. To whom does Henry threaten that his troops will rape women and murder children?

23. Where does Henry make his speech about the tennis balls?

24. Who was Henry’s closest friend before he became king?

25. Who is married to the hostess?

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Henry's no friend of mine

by ReadingShakespearefor450th, April 09, 2013

I just finished Henry V, the 19th Shakespeare play, in my quest to read all the Bard by his 450th birthday next year. If you're interested, visit my blog to find out what I thought of it and more on what I thought of Henry:

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