The Three Caskets Three caskets; one of gold, one of silver, and one of lead. Three caskets are set before many suitors who all would like to take Portia of Belmont’s hand in marriage. But Portia’s father’s will states that each suitor who wishes to take Portia’s hand in marriage, must choose one of the three caskets and the one who chooses the correct casket may have the fair Portia’s hand in holy matrimony. This trial, designed by Portia’s late father, allows him to screen through his daughter, Portia’s many suitors; even after his death. Dashing, confident and eloquent; The Prince of Morocco was the first to first of Portia’s suitors to attempt the trial for Portia’s hand in marriage….