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Shakespeare's Characters: V

Please note that uppercase type indicates the stressed syllable.

Valentine - Titus Andronicus

Valentine - The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Valentine - Twelfth Night

Valeria - [vah-LEER-ee-ah] Coriolanus

Valerius - [vah-LEER-ee-us] The Two Noble Kinsmen

Varrius - [VAH-ree-us] Measure for Measure

Varro - [VAHR-oh] Julius Caesar

Varro's Servant - Timon of Athens

Vaughan, Sir Thomas - [vawn] Richard III

Vaux, Sir Nicholas - [vawks] Henry VIII

Vaux, Sir William - [vawks] 2 Henry VI

Ventidius, Publius - [ven-TIJ-yus] Antony and Cleopatra

Ventidius - [ven-TIJ-yus] Timon of Athens

Verges - [VER-jiss] Much Ado About Nothing

Vernon - 1 Henry VI

Vernon, Richard - 1 Henry IV

Vincentio - [vin-SEN-shee-oh] Measure for Measure

Vincentio - [vin-SEN-shee-oh] The Taming of the Shrew

Vintner - 1 Henry IV

Viola - [VEE-oh-lah] Twelfth Night

Violenta - [vee-oh-LEN-tah] All's Well that Ends Well

Volsce - [vawlss] Coriolanus

Voltemand - [VAWL-tih-mand] Hamlet

Volumnia - [voh-LUM-nee-ah] Coriolanus

Volumnius - [voh-LUM-nee-us] Julius Caesar

Shakespeare Online's spelled pronunciation guide is based primarily on How to Pronounce the Names in Shakespeare by Theodora Ursula Irvine (1919). Note that the number of syllables in a name occasionally changes depending on metre and alternate pronunciations might be used depending on location (UK, southern US, etc.) and editor preference.


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