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2 Henry VI: Dramatis Personae

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King Henry the Sixth
Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, uncle to the King
Cardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester, great-uncle to the King
Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York
Edward and Richard, his sons
Duke of Somerset
Duke of Suffolk
Duke of Buckingham
Lord Clifford
Young Clifford, his son
Earl of Salisbury
Earl of Warwick
Lord Scales
Lord Say
Sir Humphrey Stafford, and William Stafford, his brother
Sir John Stanley
Matthew Goffe
A Sea-Captain, Master, and Master's-Mate, and Walter Whitmore
Two Gentlemen, prisoners with Suffolk
John Hume and John Southwell, priests
Bolingbroke a conjurer
Thomas Horner, an armorer
Peter, his man
Clerk of Chatham
Mayor of Saint Alban's
Simpcox, an imposter
Alexander Iden, a Kentish gentleman
Jack Cade, a rebel
George Bevis, John Holland, Dick the butcher, Smith the weaver, Michael, &c. followers of Cade
Two Murderers
Margaret, Queen to King Henry
Eleanor, Duchess to Gloucester
Margaret Jourdain, a witch
Wife to Simpcox
Lords, Ladies, Attendants, Petitioners, Aldermen, a Herald, a Beadle, Sheriff, and Officers, Citizens, 'Prentices, Falconers, Guards, Soldiers, Messengers, &c.
A Spirit

Scene: England

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