Henry V: Union Of Kingdoms

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An Interesting Union of Kingdoms In Shakespeare’s play Henry V, the union of England and France were beneficial to both countries. King Henry V desired to obtain rule of France, especially since he believed to be a rightful heir. King Charles of France would not content easily with Henry, but eventually he realized the union was for the best. The two great kingdoms were united not only by Henry’s rule, but also by the marriage of Henry and Princess Kathrine of France. King Henry believed he was entitled to the throne of not only England but also France. He claimed to have French blood decent, and in act 1 scene 2 he demanded to have the throne even if that meant an invasion. Henry’s goal was to be the renowned Christian king, which meant
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