Friar Lawrence – Romeo and Juliet

What is Friar Lawrence an expert on? He is an expert on uses of plants as poisons and medicines.
Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? The Friar believes their marriage will end the feud between the Capulet and Montague families.
When in the play is Friar Lawrence first introduced? The Friar is first introduced in Act 2, Scene 3.
Why does the Friar think Romeo is lucky to be banished? Friar Lawrence thinks Romeo is lucky because he wasn’t sentenced to death.
At the end of Act 3, Scene 3, what does the Friar say Romeo should do? Friar Lawrence says that Romeo should go to Mantua, and that he will send messages to him there.
Which two characters visit Friar Lawrence in Act 4, Scene 1? Paris and Juliet both visit Friar Lawrence in Act 4, Scene 1.
What plan does Friar Lawrence come up with that will allow Romeo and Juliet to be together again? The Friar plans for Juliet to take a potion which will slow her heart so much she will be assumed dead, and will be taken to the family tomb. Then Romeo will come back to Verona, and when Juliet awakens they will leave together.
How does the Friar intend to inform Romeo of his plan to have Juliet fake her death? The Friar plans to tell Romeo about his plan by a letter.
Why doesn’t Romeo find out about Friar Lawrence’s plan to have Juliet fake her death? Romeo doesn’t find out about Friar Lawrence’s plan, because Friar John was held by health officers in case he was carrying an infectious disease, and was unable to leave the city to deliver it.