What happens in King Lear?

Act 1

Scene 1. King Lear's palace. Lear abjures his responsibilities, divides the kingdom and exiles Kent and Cordelia.

Scene 2. The Earl of Gloucester's castle. ................................................................

Scene 3. The Duke of Albany's palace. ................................................................

Scene 4. A hall in the same. ................................................................

Scene 5. Court before the same. ................................................................

Act 2

Scene 1. GLOUCESTER's castle. ................................................................

Scene 2. Before Gloucester's castle. ................................................................

Scene 3. A wood. ................................................................ ................................................................

Scene 4. Before GLOUCESTER's castle. KENT in the stocks. .............................................................

Act 3

Scene 1. A heath.

Scene 2. Another part of the heath. Storm still. ................................................................

Scene 3. Gloucester's castle. ................................................................

Scene 4. The heath. Before a hovel. ................................................................

Scene 5. Gloucester's castle. ................................................................

Scene 6. A chamber in a farmhouse adjoining the castle. ................................................................

Scene 7. Gloucester's castle. ................................................................

Act 4

Scene 1. The heath. ................................................................

Scene 2. Before ALBANY's palace. ................................................................

Scene 3. The French camp near Dover. ................................................................

Scene 4. The same. A tent. ................................................................

Scene 5. Gloucester's castle. ................................................................

Scene 6. Fields near Dover. ................................................................

Scene 7. A tent in the French camp. LEAR on a bed asleep. ..................................................

Act 5

Scene 1. The British camp, near Dover. ................................................................

Scene 2. A field between the two camps. ................................................................

Scene 3. The British camp near Dover. ................................................................

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