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Shakespeare's Characters: T

Please note that uppercase type indicates the stressed syllable.

Taborer - [TAY-ber-ur] The Two Noble Kinsmen

Tailor - The Taming of the Shrew

Talbot, Lord - [TAHL-but] 1 Henry VI

Tamora - Titus Andronicus

Tarquin - [TAR-kwin] The Rape of Lucrece

Taurus - [TOHR-us] Antony and Cleopatra

Thaisa - [thay-ISS-uh (th as in thin)] Pericles

Thaliard - [THAHL-yerd] Pericles

Thersites - [thur-SIH-teez (th as in thin)] Troilus and Cressida

Theseus - [THEE-see-us (th as in thin)] A Midsummer Night's Dream

Theseus - [THEE-see-us (th as in thin)] The Two Noble Kinsmen

Thief - Timon of Athens

Third Murderer - Macbeth

Thomas, Friar - Measure for Measure

Thyreus (Thidias in Folio) - [THY-ree-us (th as in thin)] [THID-ee-us] Antony and Cleopatra

Timandra - [tih-MAN-drah] Timon of Athens

Timon - Timon of Athens

Titania - [tih-TAHN-ee-ah] A Midsummer Night's Dream

Titinius - [tih-TIN-yus] Julius Caesar

Titus Andronicus - [TIGH-tus an-DRON-ih-kus] Titus Andronicus

Toby Belch, Sir - Twelfth Night

Topas (a.k.a Feste) - [TOH-pas] Twelfth Night

Torchbearers - Romeo and Juliet

Touchstone - As You Like It

Tranio - [TRAH-neeoh] The Taming of the Shrew

Traveller - 1 Henry IV

Travers - 2 Henry IV

Trebonius - [trih-BOH-nih-us sometimes trih-BOHN-yus] Julius Caesar

Tressel - [tress-l] Richard III

Tribune - Coriolanus

Tribune - Cymbeline

Tribune - Titus Andronicus

Trinculo - [TRIN-kyoo-loh] The Tempest

Troilus - [TROY-lus] Troilus and Cressida

Tubal - [TYOO-bl] The Merchant of Venice

Tutor - 3 Henry VI

Tybalt - [TIB-ult] Romeo and Juliet

Tyrell, Sir James - Richard III

Tyrian Sailor - [TEER-yun] Pericles

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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