Sampson and Gregory are walking the streets of Verona when they come upon Benvolio and Tybalt and Sampson makes a rude gesture which escalates into a street fight. The prince then comes and breaks apart the fight and says that if there is another fight between the Montagues and Capulets they will be sentenced to death.
Sampson and Gregory, two servants of the house of Capulet, stroll through the streets of Verona.
A verbal confrontation quickly escalates into a fight.
The Prince declares the violence between the two families has gone on for too long, and proclaims a death sentence upon anyone who disturbs the civil peace again.