Henry V and his time as king during the war.

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King Henry V is persuaded by the Archbishop, of Canterbury and the bishop of Ely to go to war with France to claim his right to the French throne. They are motivated to urge the king to go to war because he can get the needed money from France to run England, instead of taxing the church. The Archbishop even promises church money to help finance the war. King Henry is reluctant to go to …

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…is where Henry courts Katharine with mockery, but it is obvious he is serious in his intensions. He then asks for a kiss, she says no because they are not married, to which he responds "we will set customs, not follow them." She then accepts and he kisses her lips. The noblemen return and Henry asks for her hand in marriage and the King and Queen of France, as well as Katharine, accept the proposal.