List of Characters
Chorus—A player who introduces the drama, but takes no part in it.
Henry V—King of England; newly crowned.
Duke of Exeter—Uncle of Henry V; also a soldier and a statesman.
Duke of Bedford—Henry’s brother.
Duke of Gloucester—Henry’s younger brother.
Duke of York—Henry’s cousin.
Archbishop of Canterbury—Head of the Catholic church in England; chief religious leader.
Bishop of Ely—Assistant to the Archbishop.
Earl of Cambridge, Lord Scroop, Sir Thomas Grey—English nobles but traitors to the crown.
Earl of Westmoreland, Earl of Salisbury, Earl of Warwick—English nobles.
Captain Fluellen—A patriotic Welsh officer in Henry’s army while in France.
Captain Gower—Another Welsh officer; friend of Fluellen.
Captain Jamy—A Scottish officer in Henry’s army while in France.
Captain Macmorris—An Irish officer in Henry’s army while in France.
Bardolph, Pistol, Nym—Thieves and cowards; all were friends of Henry during his wild youth.
Boy—Young man who at first associates with Bardolph, Pistol, and Nym.
Hostess Quickly—Peasant woman; wife of Pistol.
Michael Williams, John Bates, Alexander Court—Soldiers in Henry’s army.
Charles VI—King of France.
The Dauphin—Son of Charles VI; heir to the throne.
Constable of France—Leader of the French armed forces.
Duke of Burgundy, Duke of Orleans, Duke of Bourbon—French nobles and military commanders.
Montjoy—Herald; responsible for carrying messages to Henry from the French.
Rambures and Grandpre—French nobles and military commanders.
Duke of Bretagne, Duke of Berri—French nobles.
Queen Isabel—Wife of Charles VI.
Katharine —Daughter of Charles VI.
The Lord Grandpre, The Lord Beaumont—French noble and military commander.