Who is the ruler of Verona? Who wanted to marry Juliet? What theatre did Shakespeare help to found? Why does Tybalt want to fight Romeo? Why doesn't Romeo fight Tybalt?

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1.  Prince Escalus is the ruler of Verona.

2.  Technically, both Romeo and Paris wanted to marry Juliet.  Romeo did marry her secretly, while Paris thought he was going to get to marry her, not knowing about Romeo.

3.  Shakespeare helped to found the Globe Theatre as well as...

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1.  Prince Escalus is the ruler of Verona.

2.  Technically, both Romeo and Paris wanted to marry Juliet.  Romeo did marry her secretly, while Paris thought he was going to get to marry her, not knowing about Romeo.

3.  Shakespeare helped to found the Globe Theatre as well as having a vested interest in the Blackfriar's Theatre.

4.  Tybalt wants to fight Romeo because Romeo crashed the Capulet party with his friends the night before.  Although Lord Capulet told Tybalt to leave Romeo alone, Tyblat took it upon himself to challenge Romeo the next day.

5.  Romeo refused to fight Tybalt because he had just come from the church where he'd just married Tybalt's cousin, Juliet.  He and Tybalt were now related by marriage.

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