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Cymbeline: Dramatis Personae

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Cymbeline, King of Britain

Cloten, son to the Queen by a former husband

Posthumus Leonatus, a gentleman, husband to Imogen

Belarius, a banished Lord, disguised under the name of Morgan

Guiderius, Arviragus, sons to Cymbeline, supposed sons to Morgan

Philario, friend to Posthumus

Iachimo, friend to Philario

A French Gentleman, friend to Philario

Caius Lucius, general of the Roman forces

A Roman Captain

Two British Captains

Pisanio, servant to Posthumus

Cornelius, a physician

Two Lords of Cymbeline's Court

Two Gentlemen of the same

Two Gaolers

Queen, wife to Cymbeline

Imogen, daughter to Cymbeline by a former Queen

Helen, a Lady attending on Imogen

Lords, Ladies, Roman Senators, Tribunes, A Dutch Gentleman,
A Spanish Gentleman, A Soothsayer, Musicians, Officers, Captains, Soldiers, Messengers, and other Attendants, Apparitions

Scene: sometimes in Britain, sometimes in Rome

Next: Cymbeline, Act 1, Scene 1


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