Leonato, his brother, his daughter, Hero and his niece, Beatrice Welcomes Don Pedro, Bennedick and Claudio home from war.
Claudio and Hero fall in love. They are to be married in a week
Beatrice and Benedick carry on with their childish bickering
Benedick likes you
The others try to set Beatrice and Benedick up
Beatrice likes you
Don John, Don Pedro's evil brother shows Claudio his Companion, Borachio and Hero's maid, Margaret kissing through a window, telling him that it was Hero
Claudio humiliates Hero and leaves her at the alter
Hero is so embarrased, she fakes her own death
Once Hero's innocence was proven, (While claudio belived that she was dead) he agreed to marry Leonato's niece. When he got to the alter, the girl put up her veil and it was Hero. He was so pleased and they got married.