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Don Pedro is a character in Much Ado About Nothing, one of William Shakespeare's many popular plays. Pedro was a member of the Aragonian nobility, and he is often referred to as "Prince" in the play. Due to his position, he has great social and political influence. He is smart, generous, and loyal to his friends, but he is also sometimes quick to think the worst of others.

Additionally, Don Pedro often serves as the "voice or reason" in the play. While the other characters make "much ado about nothing," Pedro remains relatively calm and diffuses situations which others may have escalated. One example of this is his proposal to Beatrice. When she denies his proposal, he does not pout or hold a grudge. Instead, he decides to help her find a good husband: Benedick.

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