King Henry VI, Part 2 Characters

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Aldermen:

These non-speaking characters appear at II.i.65. They enter carrying the crippled Simpcox, who has supposedly regained his sight through a miracle.

Beadle:

He appears at II.i. 144 to whip Simpcox so as to discover whether he is truly lame.

Bevis (George Bevis):

He is the first of Jack Cade's men to make an appearance (IV.ii.l). He humorously points out the problems with the English government and bemoans the lack of respect shown to workers. He brings in the captured Lord. Say at IV.vii.23.

Buckingham (Duke of Buckingham):

He is one of the nobles whose actions collectively weaken the king's ability to govern. In the first scene of the play he reveals how much he wants to get rid of Gloucester, Lord Protector to the king (169). He next appears in I.iii discussing with the king and his nobles who should be the regent in...

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