Scene from Lion in Winter: King Henry II: Don't fight me on this, Eleonor! Eleanor: What would you have me do? Give in? King Henry II: How about giving me a little peace? Eleanor: A little? Why so modest? How about eternal peace?
Act 1 Scene We learn that Prince Hamlet's mother, Gertrude, and uncle, Claudius, married a month after his father's death and Claudius is the new king. Hamlet does not take his father's death well as he is depressed and contemplating suicide.