Silvio, Clarice, and their fathers are gathered to talk about the their wedding, when Trufflando enters, with his master who was thought to be dead
Trufflando accidentally gives Florando a letter for his other master, and Floriando finds out Beatrice is alive and goes to search for her. Trufflando try's to seal the letter with bread, but Beatrice finds out and beats him.
Clarice and her father, pantalone fight, as pantole forces Clarice to marry Ferdinigo. Beatrice notices, and tells Clarice that she isn't really ferdingo, but swears her to secrecy.
Silvio wants to fight pantalone but his father stops him, and they talk with pantalone. They learn the wedding between Ferdinigo and Clarice has been decided. Silvio challenges Pantalone, and beatrice attacks him when Clarice walks in, so Beatrice leaves Reminding Clarice of her vow of silence.
Beatrice gives Trufflando a cheque to be kept in her trunk, but Trufflando ends up tearing it up. Beatrice discovers the shredded cheque and beats Trufflando. Beatrice and Floriando and in two adjoining rooms, and with the help of another servent, Trufflando serves both his masters.