King Henry VI, Part 1 Characters

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Alanson (Duke of Alanson):

He is a French nobleman in the entourage of Charles the Dolphin. Athe siege of Orleance, he begins by deriding the English as more attracted to eating than fighting. He ends by admiring the "courage and audacity" of such "raw-bon'd rascals" (I.ii.36, 35).

Ambassadors:

They appear before Henry VI in V.i. The ambassadors from the pope and the Holy Roman Emperor have come to encourage the king to make peace with France. The ambassador from the earl of Arminack has come to request that the king and the daughter of his master be betrothed. To this last, the king agrees.

Attendants (English and French):

These unnamed characters appear in the formal scenes (such as the funeral of Henry V and the coronation of Henry VI) to swell the numbers.

Auvergne (Countess of Auvergne):

She plays an important role in II.iii by attempting to...

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