Romeo and Juliet Order of Events

1 Romeo lovesick for Rosaline as she has broken up with him.
2 A street fight between the Montagues and Capulets.
3 The Capulet Ball. Romeo comes is disguise
4 Romeo sees Juliet. Love at first site.
5 The Capulets arrange for Juliet to marry Paris, kin to the Prince.
6 After the ball, Romeo and Julia meet on the balcony. Juliet proposes marriage.
7 Friar Lawrence agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet that afternoon.
8 Tybalt sends a letter to Romeo that he is out for revenge for the Montagues crashing the party.
9 Romeo and Juliet married in secret by Friar Lawrence.
10 Nurse learns of the events and plans to help Romeo climb to Juliet’s room that night.
11 Tybalt draws his sword on Romeo to avenge the Montagues crashing the ball.
12 Benvolio and Mercutio (Montague faction) meet Tybalt (Capulet faction). Mercutio is killed by Tybalt.
13 Romeo revenges the death of Mercutio and kills Tybalt.
14 Prince of Verona banishes Romeo from Verona.
15 Unaware of the wedding Capulet arranges for Juliet to marry Paris on Thursday
16 Juliet refuses to marry Paris and will commit suicide is necessary.
17 Friar Laurence hatches plan to give Juliet a fake death potion so she can escape with Romeo. He sends a note of the plan to Romeo.
18 Juliet agrees with plan and then lies to her father that she will marry Paris.
19 Juliet takes the potion even though she is quite fearful.
20 The Nurse discovers the “dead” Juliet. The Capulet family learn that their daughter Juliet is dead. The wedding preparations are changed to those of a funeral.
21 Letter from Friar never reaches Romeo. He learns of Juliet’s death. Wants to see her body and then commit suicide. Goes to apothecary for poison.
22 Romeo goes to vault. Paris is hiding in bushes then confronts Romeo. Romeo and Paris fight and Paris dies
23 Romeo places PAris in the vault and drinks poison.He falls and dies.
24 Juliet wakes up and understand what has happened.She takes dagger and stabs herself and dies.
25 Montagues and Capulets arrive. They understand their hatred has caused this and end their feud.

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