King Henry VI, Part 3 Characters

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Aldermen:

These characters, many of whom are without speaking parts, contribute to the regal, martial, and bureaucratic atmosphere of the play.

Bona (Lady Bona):

She is the sister-in-law to King Lewis XI of France. In III.iii, Warwick tries to arrange a mar riage between Lady Bona and the newly crowned King Edward IV, thus hoping to form an alliance between France and England against the Lancastrians. This plan, however, is thwarted by Edward's precipitous marriage to Lady Grey. Stung by this insult, Lady Bona asks King Lewis to ally himself with Margaret against Edward, and, in revenge, hopes for the death of Edward's new wife (III.iii.212-13, 227-28).

Clifford (Lord Clifford, formerly known as Young Clifford):

He is a supporter of the Lancastrian King Henry VI. At the close of Henry VI, Part Two his father (who is also known as Lord Clifford) is killed in combat...

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