Forgot your password?  

King Henry IV, Part II Characters & Character Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 28 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of King Henry IV, Part II.
This section contains 7,004 words
(approx. 24 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our King Henry IV, Part II Study Guide

Characters

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

See Scroop

Attendants:

The attendants and servants have small or no speaking parts. They appear in various scenes of the play, attending to the needs of the nobility.

Bardolph:

Bardolph was Falstaff's friend in Henry IV, Part One; in Henry IV, Part Two, England is still at war with rebels, and Bardolph has become Falstaff's corporal as well as his friend. In II.i.39, he is described as an "arrant malmsey-nose[d] knave" since his nose is red from too much wine. As corporal, he spends much of his time running errands for Falstaff. In III.ii, in a satire on the corrupt recruiting practices of Elizabethan England, Bardolph accepts bribes to exempt the able-bodied Bullcalf and Mouldy from military service. Bardolph should not be confused with Lord Bardolph (see entry below), who is a rebel and a supporter of the...

(read more from the Characters section)

This section contains 7,004 words
(approx. 24 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our King Henry IV, Part II Study Guide
Copyrights
King Henry IV, Part II from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook