Act I, Scene 1

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Orlando: youngest son of the late Sir Rowland de Boys

Adam: an elderly servant in the household of the late Rowland de Boys

Dennis: another servant in the household

Oliver: eldest son of the late Sir Rowland de Boys and inheritor of his father's estate

Charles: Duke Frederick's wrestler

Scene 1, set in the orchard of the de Boys family, begins with the entrance of Orlando de Boys and Adam, an elderly servant. Orlando complains to Adam that his late father had bequeathed him a thousand crowns and requested that his oldest brother Oliver provide for his education as a gentleman. Although Oliver has kept the...

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