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.
Will Comstock - This character is a moderate Tory and alchemist who has recently moved to England, and is young and forward thinking; yet his clothing is outdated and he wears many chains around his neck.
John Comstock - This character is a forward-thinking natural philosopher and Tory nobleman who fought against Cromwell; he also introduced gunpowder to England and served as president and noble backer of the Royal Society.
Lieutenant-General Ewell Throwley - This character is in charge of the Tower of London and is murdered in his quarters by...
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