King Lear


  • Lear—King of Britain
  • Earl of Gloucester
  • Earl of Kent—later disguised as Caius
  • Fool—Lear's fool
  • Edgar—Gloucester's first-born son
  • Edmund—Gloucester's illegitimate son
  • 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
  • Gentleman—attends Cordelia
  • Oswald—Goneril's loyal steward
  • King of France—suitor and later husband to Cordelia
  • Duke of Burgundy—suitor to Cordelia
  • Old man—tenant of Gloucester
  • Curan—courtier

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