King Lear

Characters

  • Lear – King of Britain
  • Goneril – Lear's eldest daughter
  • Regan – Lear's second daughter
  • Cordelia – Lear's youngest daughter
  • Duke of Albany – Goneril's husband
  • Duke of Cornwall – Regan's husband
  • Earl of Gloucester
  • Earl of Kent – later disguised as Caius
  • Edgar – Gloucester's son
  • Edmund – Gloucester's illegitimate son
  • Oswald – Goneril's steward
  • Fool – Lear's fool
  • King of France – suitor and later husband to Cordelia
  • Duke of Burgundy – suitor to Cordelia
  • Curan – courtier
  • Old man – tenant of Gloucester
  • Officer - employed by Edmund
  • Gentleman – attends Cordelia
  • Servants to Cornwall
  • Knights of Lear's Train
  • Officers, Messengers, Soldiers, and Attendants

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