This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Abbot of Westminster - This character is a clergyman who is executed.
Attendants - These characters fill out the scenes and contribute to the play's royal and martial atmosphere. They are in particular are present with the Queen as she says goodbye to Richard. They appear in Act 1 Scene 1, Act 2 Scene 1 (carrying John of Gaunt offstage), Act 3 scene3, and Act 5 Scene 6.
Aumerle (Duke of Aumerle, afterwards, Earl of Rutland) - This character is caught with a plan to assassinate the new king.
Bagot (Sir John Bagot) - This character is one...
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