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Richard II - Characters in the Play


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Characters in the Play

Characters in the Play
King Richard II
Sir John Bushy
Sir John Bagot
Sir Henry Green
Richard’s friends
Richard’s Queen
Queen’s Ladies-in-waiting
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster
Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford, son to John of Gaunt,
 and later King Henry IV

Duchess of Gloucester, widow to Thomas, Duke of Gloucester
Edmund, Duke of York
Duchess of York
Duke of Aumerle, Earl of Rutland, son to Duke and Duchess of York
York’s Servingmen
Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk
Lord Marshal
First Herald
Second Herald
officials in trial by combat
Earl of Salisbury
Bishop of Carlisle
Sir Stephen Scroop
Lord Berkeley
Abbot of Westminster
Welsh Captain
supporters of King Richard
Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Lord Ross
Lord Willoughby
Harry Percy, son of Northumberland,
 later known as “Hotspur”

supporters of
Lord Fitzwater
Duke of Surrey
Another Lord
Gardener’s Servingmen
Groom of Richard’s stable
Keeper of prison at Pomfret Castle
Sir Pierce of Exton
Servingmen to Exton
Lords, Attendants, Officers, Soldiers, Servingmen, Exton’s Men