King Henry IV—King of England who usurped power from Richard II.
Lord John of Lancaster—younger son to King Henry; brother to Henry, Prince of Wales.
Earl of Westmoreland—nobleman; loyal member of King Henry’s court.
Sir Walter Blunt—nobleman and loyalist to King Henry.
Henry, Prince of Wales—elder son to King Henry IV; called Hal by his comrades; future King of England.
Sir John Falstaff—friend to Hal; chief member of a gang of ruffians with whom Hal associates.
Thomas Percy—Earl of Worcester; brother to Henry Percy; uncle to Hotspur.
Henry Percy—Earl of Northumberland; father to Henry Percy (Hotspur).
Henry Percy—son to Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland; called Hotspur.
Lord Mortimer—Edmund, Earl of March.
Lady Mortimer—wife to Edmund; daughter to Owen Glendower.
Owen Glendower—Welsh rebel; father to Lady Mortimer.
Archibald—Earl of Douglas; Scot captured by Hotspur.
Sir Richard Vernon—sympathizer to the Percy Rebellion.
Lady Percy—wife to Hotspur; sister to Lord Mortimer.
Gadshill—member of Falstaff’s gang of thieves who arranges robberies.
Poins—a member of Falstaff’s gang.
Bardolph—comedic member of Falstaff’s gang of ruffians.
Peto—another gang member.
Francis—waiter at the Boar’s Head Tavern.
Vintner—innkeeper at the Boar’s Head Tavern.
Mistress Quickly—hostess at the Boar’s Head Tavern.
Archbishop of York—Richard Scroop; member of the Percy Rebellion.
Sir Michael—friend to the Archbishop of York.
Carriers—men who deliver goods.
Chamberlain—employee at the inn who serves meals.
Ostler—manager of the inn.
Travelers—traders on their way to London.
Servant—works at Warkworth Castle in Northumberland.
Sheriff—searches inn for money reported stolen.
Messenger—men who bring news to rebels.