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Henry VI, Part 1: Dramatis Personae

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King Henry VI
Duke of Gloucester, uncle to the King, and Protector
Duke of Bedford, uncle to the King, and Regent of France
Thomas Beaufort, Duke of Exeter, great-uncle to the King
Henry Beaufort, great-uncle to the King, Bishop of Winchester, and afterwards Cardinal
John Beaufort, Earl, afterwards Duke, of Somerset
Richard Plantagenet, son of Richard late Earl of Cambridge, afterwards Duke of York
Earl of Warwick
Earl of Salisbury
Earl of Suffolk
Lord Talbot afterwards Earl of Shrewsbury
John Talbot, his son
Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March
Sir John Fastolfe
Sir William Lucy
Sir William Glansdale
Sir Thomas Gargrave
Mayor of London
Woodvile, Lieutenant of the Tower
Vernon, of the White-Rose or York faction
Basset, of the Red-Rose or Lancaster faction
A Lawyer
Mortimer's Keepers
Charles, Dauphin, and afterwards King of France
Reignier, Duke of Anjou, and titular King of Naples
Duke of Burgundy
Duke of Alencon
Bastard of Orleans
Governor of Paris
Master-Gunner of Orleans, and his Son
General of the French forces in Bourdeaux
A French Sergeant
A Porter
An old Shepherd, father to Joan la Pucelle
Margaret, daughter to Reignier, afterwards married to King Henry
Countess of Auvergne
Joan la Pucelle, commonly called Joan of Arc
Lords, Warders of the Tower, Heralds, Officers, Soldiers, Messengers, and Attendants
Fiends appearing to La Pucelle
Scene: England and France

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