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Sir Rowland de Bois has recently died and according to the custom of primogeniture the vast majority of his estate has passed into the possession of his eldest son Oliver Although Sir Rowland has instructed Oliver to take good care of his brother Orlando Oliver refuses to do so Out of pure spite he denies Orlando the education training and property befitting a gentleman Charles a wrestler from the court of Duke Frederick arrives to warn Oliver of a rumor that Orlando will challenge Charles to a fight on the following day Fearing censure if he should beat a nobleman Charles begs Oliver to intervene but Oliver convinces the wrestler that Orlando is a dishonorable sportsman who will take whatever dastardly means necessary to win Charles vows to pummel Orlando which delights Oliver Duke Senior has been usurped of his throne by his brother Duke Frederick and has fled to the Forest of Ardenne where he lives like Robin Hood with a band of loyal followers Duke Frederick allows Seniors daughter Rosalind to remain at court because of her inseparable friendship with his own daughter Celia The day arrives when Orlando is scheduled to fight Charles and the women witness Orlandos defeat of the court wrestler Orlando and Rosalind instantly fall in love with one another though Rosalind keeps this fact a secret from everyone but Celia Orlando returns home from the wrestling match only to have his faithful servant Adam warn him about Olivers plot against Orlandos life Orlando decides to leave for the safety of Ardenne Without warning Duke Frederick has a change of heart regarding Rosalind and banishes her from court She too decides to flee to the Forest of Ardenne and leaves with Celia who cannot bear to be without Rosalind and Touchstone the court jester To ensure the safety of their journey Rosalind assumes the dress of a young man and takes the name Ganymede
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