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King Henry IV, Part I Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

The scene opens on a highway, near Gadshill. Poins and Prince Henry enter with Falstaff not far behind them. They have stolen Falstaff's horse, much to Falstaff's dismay. Falstaff rails against Prince Henry, wondering what medicine the prince has given him to make him continue to love and follow him. Prince Henry silences him by claiming to hear the arrival of travelers.

Gadshill, Peto and Bardolph enter. Bardolph announces that travelers with the King's money are coming down the hill. The Prince and Poins slip away to disguise themselves, leaving the others to commit the robbery.

The travelers arrive and are robbed and bound by Falstaff and his thieves, who exit with the money. Prince Henry and Poins re-enter in disguise. Falstaff and his thieves return to share the loot, only to be attacked by Poins and Prince Henry. Falstaff and the thieves run away...

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