Characters: Hamlet, Macbeth & Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (British Authors 090)

Duncan king of Scotland (Macbeth)
Malcolm Duncan’s oldest son (Macbeth)
Donalbain Duncan’s youngest son (Macbeth)
Macbeth a general in King Duncan’s army (Macbeth)
Lady Macbeth Macbeth’s wife (Macbeth)
Banquo Macbeth’s friend and a general in King Duncan’s army (Macbeth)
Fleance Banquo’s son (Macbeth)
Macduff an avenging hero who helps save Scotland from a tyrannical king (Macbeth)
Lady Macduff Macduff’s wife (Macbeth)
Hecate queen of the witches (Macbeth)
The Three Witches also called the Weird Sisters or Wayward Sisters (Macbeth)
Prince Escalus the ruling prince of Verono (Romeo & Juliet)
Count Paris a kinsman of Prince Escalus who wishes to marry Juliet (Romeo & Juliet)
Mercutio a kinsman of Prince Escalus and Romeo’s friend (Romeo & Juliet)
Capulet patriarch of the Capulet family (Romeo & Juliet)
Lady Capulet matriarch of the Capulet family (Romeo & Juliet)
Juliet 13-year-old daughter of Capulet (Romeo & Juliet)
Tybalt cousin of Juliet and nephew of Lady Capulet (Romeo & Juliet)
the nurse Juliet’s personal attendant and confidante (Romeo & Juliet)
Rosaline Lord Capulet’s niece and the girl Romeo is in love with before he meets Juliet (Romeo & Juliet)
Montague patriarch of the Montague family (Romeo & Juliet)
Lady Montague matriarch of the Montague family (Romeo & Juliet)
Romeo the son of Montague (Romeo & Juliet)
Benvolio Romeo’s cousin and best friend (Romeo & Juliet)
Friar Laurence Fransciscan friar and Romeo’s confidant (Romeo & Juliet)
Hamlet the Prince of Denmark (Hamlet)
Claudius the King of Denmark (Hamlet)
Gertrude the Queen of Denmark, and King Hamlet’s widow, now married to Claudius, and mother to Hamlet (Hamlet)
Polonius Claudius’s chief counsellor and the father of Ophelia and Laertes (Hamlet)
Laertes the son of Polonius (Hamlet)
Ophelia the daughter of Polonius and Laertes’s sister; is in love with Hamlet (Hamlet)
Horatio Hamlet’s friend (Hamlet)
Fortinbras a Norwegian crown prince who eventually assumes the throne of Denmark (Hamlet)
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern childhood friends and schoolmates of Hamlet (Hamlet)

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