King Henry IV, Part I Characters

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

See Scroop

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.

Blunt (Sir Walter Blunt):

He is a loyal supporter of King Henry IV but is also deeply admired by the rebel camp. The king describes Blunt as a "dear, a true industrious friend" (I.i.62). Hotspur considers him "a gallant knight" (V.iii.20) arid wishes that he were on the rebels' side rather than the king's (IV.iii.32-37). Blunt does his best to prevent bloodshed on either side. During a meeting convened to discover why Hotspur has withheld his Scottish prisoners, Blunt tries to mediate between the king's anger and Hotspur's excuses (I.iii.70-76). On the eve of battle...

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