Does anyone know who died in Romeo and Juliet besides Romeo, Paris, Juliet, Tybalt, and Mercutio?

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Lady Montague dies after her son's exile. It is thought that she died of grief, as Montague states:

Come, Montague; for thou art early up,
To see thy son and heir more early down.

Alas, my liege, my wife is dead to-night;
Grief of my son's exile hath stopp'd her breath:
What further woe conspires against mine age?

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Lord Montague tells us that Lady Montague dies after she finds out that Romeo has been banished. Her character doesn't have a big part in the play, so students sometimes overlook her death in the play.

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