King Richard IIthe King of England, deposed by the end of the play.
The Queenthe wife of Richard.
John of Gauntthe Duke of Lancaster and Richard's uncle, he has his lands stolen by Richard after his death.
Harry Bolingbrokethe Duke of Hereford and John Gaunt's son who will become King Henry IV after he succeeds in defeating Richard II.
Duchess of Gloucesterthe widow of Gaunt's and York's brother.
Duke of YorkKing Richard's uncle, the man in charge of England when Richard leaves to fight in Ireland.
Duchess of Yorkthe wife of the Duke of York.
Duke of Aumerlethe son of the Duke of York, he later plots against King Henry IV but is forgiven.
Thomas MowbrayDuke of Norfolk.
Greena follower of Richard, killed by Bolingbroke.
Bagota follower of Richard, killed by Bolingbroke.
Bushya follower of Richard.
Earl of NorthumberlandPercy, a supporter of Bolingbroke.
Harry Percythe son of Northumberland, a supporter of Bolingbroke.
Lord Rossa supporter of Bolingbroke.
Lord Willoughbya supporter of Bolingbroke.
Earl of Salisburya member of Richard's party.
Bishop of Carlislea member of Richard's party.
Sir Stephen Scropea member of Richard's party.
Duke of Surrey
Abbot of Westminster
Sir Piers Extonthe nobleman who kills King Richard.
Captainof the Welsh Army, he informs Salisbury that the omens indicate Richard will die soon.
Ladiesattendants to the Queen.
Gardeneroverheard by the Queen discussing how Richard was captured by Bolingbroke.
Keeperof the prison at Pomfret, he refuses to taste Richard's food and is protected by Exton.
Groomthe groom of King Richard's stable.
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