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  • Title: King John: List of Characters
  • Author: Michael Best
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    Author: Michael Best
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    King John: List of Characters

    1King John
    Queen Eleanor, mother to King John
    The Bastard, illegitimate son of Richard Coeur-de-Lion
    Robert Faulconbridge, a country gentleman
    5Lady Faulconbridge, mother to Robert and the Bastard
    James Gurney, attending on Lady Faulconbridge

    English lords

    Hubert, attending on King John
    Prince Henry

    King Philip
    15Lewis, the Dauphin
    Chatillon, a French ambassador
    Melun, a French lord
    Duke of Austria, also called Limoges
    Constance, mother of Arthur
    20Arthur, son of Constance and Geoffrey
    Cardinal Pandulph
    Citizen of Angiers
    Peter of Pomfret, a prophet
    French Herald, English Herald, Messenger, Executioners