Henry V finds out he has a right to the French throne, so he decides to act upon it.
Northumberland swears revenge for his son's death and gathers his allies to fight the ailing king. Prince Hal accedes to the throne as Henry V and as his first act as ruler banishes his old friend Sir John Falstaff.
After King refuses to pay ransom for Glendower's brother-in-law, the latter organizes a rebellion with Duke of Northumberland's son, Harry. Prince Hal joins his father in battle.
In a tale of rebellion and political power play, King Richard is asked to settle a dispute between Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray but before a planned duel begins, the King banishes them both never to return. King Richard takes the land and money of John of Gaunt (Bolingbroke's father) and sets of for war in Ireland. In his absence Bolingbroke returns and claims the throne, later taking Richard prisoner on his return.moreless