Characters in Henry VIII
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Name: ANNE Bullen
Search Name: Anne.Qn.H8
Description: a maid of honor to Katherine who becomes Henry's second wife (and mother of Elizabeth I)

Name: Bishop of LINCOLN
Search Name: Lincoln.Bp.H8
Description: in the trial scene, an advocate for Henry's divorce

Name: BRANDON
Search Name: Brandon.Sgt.H8
Description: arrests Buckingham

Name: Bshop GARDINER
Search Name: Gardiner.Bp.H8
Description: king's secretary, later Bishop of Wincester; Cranmer's enemy

Name: Cardinal CAMPEIUS
Search Name: Campeius.Card.H8
Description: the papal legate at the trial of Katherine

Name: Cardinal WOLSEY
Search Name: Wolsey.Card.H8
Description: churchman who orchestrates the fall of Buckingham and Katherine; he is then disgraced, and dies

Name: CROMWELL
Search Name: Cromwell.Ld.H8
Description: secretary to Cardinal Wolsey, later to the Privy Council

Name: Dr. BUTTS
Search Name: Butts.Dr.H8
Description: the king's physician. He alerts the king that Cranmer has been refused admittance to the council chamber

Name: Duke of BUCKINGHAM (3)
Search Name: Buckingham.Dk.H8
Description: an enemy of Wolsy; he is executed by the king

Name: Duke of NORFOLK
Search Name: Norfolk.Dk.H8
Description: an associate of the Duke of Buckingham

Name: Duke of SUFFOLK
Search Name: Suffolk.Dk.H8
Description: a courtier, cynical about the King's interest in Anne Bullen

Name: Earl of SURREY
Search Name: Surrey.Erl.H8
Description: son-in-law to the Duke of Buckingham

Name: EPILOGUE
Search Name: Epilogue.Chor.H8
Description: chorus

Name: First GENTLEMAN
Search Name: 1Gentleman.Gent.H8
Description: unnamed; choric role

Name: GARTER King-at-Arms
Search Name: Garter-Kg.Ld.H8
Description: unnamed

Name: GENTLEMAN
Search Name: Gentleman.Gent.H8
Description: unnamed (3.1) (no entries)

Name: GRIFFITH
Search Name: Griffith.Gent.H8
Description: usher to Queen Katherine

Name: King HENRY VIII
Search Name: Henry8.Kg.H8
Description: title role, portrayed as a strong and wise ruler

Name: Lord ABURGAVENNY
Search Name: ergavenny.Ld.H8
Description: Buckingham's son-in-law

Name: Lord CAPUTIUS
Search Name: Caputius.Ld.H8
Description: ambassador from the Holy Roman Emperor (no entries)

Name: Lord CHAMBERLAIN
Search Name: Ld.Chamberlain.H8
Description: in King Henry's court (a conflation of two historical Chamberlains, one of them Lord Sands, who is given a separate role in Henry VIII)

Name: Lord CHANCELLOR
Search Name: Ld.Chancellor.H8
Description: historically, Sir Thomas More; an accuser of Cranmer

Name: Lord SANDS
Search Name: Sands.Ld.H8
Description: a courtier

Name: MESSENGER
Search Name: Mess.H8
Description: unnamed

Name: Old LADY
Search Name: Old.Lady.H8
Description: unnamed

Name: PATIENCE
Search Name: Patience.La.H8
Description: lady attending on Queen Katherine

Name: PORTER
Search Name: Porter.Srv.H8
Description: unnamed

Name: Porter's MAN
Search Name: Man.H8
Description: unnamed

Name: PROLOGUE
Search Name: Prologue.Chor.H8
Description: chorus

Name: Queen KATHERINE [of Aragon]
Search Name: Katherine.Qn.H8
Description: first wife of King Henry

Name: Second GENTLEMAN
Search Name: 2Gentleman.Gent.H8
Description: unnamed, choric role

Name: SECRETARY
Search Name: Secretary.H8
Description: unnamed (no entries)

Name: SERVANT
Search Name: Servant.Srv.H8
Description: unnamed

Name: Sir Anthony DENNY
Search Name: Denny.Knt.H8
Description: brings Cranmer to the king (no entries)

Name: Sir Henry GUILFORD
Search Name: Guildford.Knt.H8
Description: welcomes guests to Card. Wolsey's party

Name: Sir Nicholas VAUX
Search Name: Vaux.Knt.H8
Description: a messenger

Name: Sir Thomas LOVELL
Search Name: Lovell.Knt.H8
Description: a courtier

Name: SONG
Search Name: Song.H8
Description: unassigned, no speech prefix

Name: SURVEYOR
Search Name: Surveyor.H8
Description: unnamed

Name: Third GENTLEMAN
Search Name: 3Gentleman.Gent.H8
Description: unnamed, attends the coronation of Anne Bullen

Name: Thomas CRANMER
Search Name: Cranmer.Archbp.H8
Description: Archbishop of Canterbury, hauled before the privy council by his enemies, but shielded by the king

Name: VOICE within
Search Name: Voice.Off.H8
Description: unnamed

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