King Henry IV, Part I Characters

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Archbishop of York (Richard Scroop, the Archbishop of York):

See Scroop

Archibald (Archibald, Earl of Douglas):

See Douglas

Attendants:

Together with lords, messengers, and officers, these are the play's extras, who have at most very brief speaking parts. They help populate the scenes, contributing when needed to the regal and martial atmosphere of the play.

Bardolph:

He is a frequenter of the Boar's Head Tavern and a companion of Falstaff and Prince Hal. He is one of the four men in II.ii who rob the travellers, only to be robbed soon afterward by the disguised Prince Hal and Poins. At Falstaff's bidding, he and Peto hack their own swords and bloody their noses to make it look as though they had been attacked by dozens of robbers. His face, which is bright red from drink and carbuncles, is the source of continual jokes from Falstaff and Hal. In...

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