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  • Title: Famous Victories of Henry V: List of Characters
  • Author: Mathew Martin
  • Textual editor: Helen Ostovich
  • Coordinating editor: Michael Best

  • Copyright Mathew Martin. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: Mathew Martin
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    Famous Victories of Henry V: List of Characters

    Characters in the play in order of first appearance

    Prince Henry, Henry IV’s son and later Henry V
    Ned, Prince Henry’s companion
    Tom, Prince Henry’s companion
    Jockey (Sir John Oldcastle), Prince Henry’s companion
    2 Receivers, Henry IV’s tax and rent collectors
    John Cobbler, a cobbler and member of the parish watch
    Robin Pewterer, a pewterer and member of the parish watch
    Lawrence Costermonger, a fruit-seller and member of the parish watch
    Derrick, a carrier and later John Cobbler’s apprentice
    Cutbert Cutter, a thief
    Vintner’s Boy
    Henry IV, king of England
    Earl of Exeter, one of Henry IV’s lords
    Earl of Oxford, one of Henry IV’s lords
    Other English Lords
    Mayor of London
    Sheriff of London
    Lord Chief Justice of England
    Clerk of the Office
    Jailor
    Porter
    Archbishop of Canterbury
    Duke of York, Henry V’s uncle
    Archbishop of Bruges, the French ambassador
    English Captain
    John Cobbler’s Wife
    Charles VI, king of France
    Prince Dauphin, Charles VI’s son
    Lord High Constable of France
    Messenger
    French Herald
    French Soldiers
    French Drummer
    French Captain
    English Soldier
    English Secretary
    Attendants
    Lady Katherine, Charles VI’s daughter
    Lady Katherine’s Ladies
    Duke of Burgundy, Charles VI’s most powerful noble
    French Secretary