Is Sampson a Montague or Capulet in the play "Romeo and Juliet"?

Is Sampson a Montague or Capulet in the play "Romeo and Juliet"?

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Sampson, along with Gregory, are servants of the Capulet family. Both men appear in Act I, Scene 1 in a confrontation with the Montague servants which begins half in jest but quickly escalates in seriousness. ...

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Generally, Sampson is listed with Gregory in the list of characters, and the 2 are often described as such:

"Two servants of the house of Capulet, who, like their master, hate the Montagues. At the outset of the play, they successfully provoke some Montague men into a fight."

So, your question is a good one, and comes with a simple and straightforward answer: Sampson is a Capulet. Perhaps not by blood, but bound by his word and his work. And, remember, Juliet is our Capulet, while Romeo is our Montague.

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