Characters in Act I Scene 1

Lear - King of Britain

King of France

Duke of Burgundy

Duke of Albany

Earl of Kent

Earl of Gloucester

Edmund - Bastard son to Gloucester

Goneril - Eldest daughter to Lear

Regan - Second daughter to Lear

Cordelia - Youngest daughter to Lear

Other Characters in Play

Edgar - Son to Gloucester

Curan - A courtier

Old Man - Tenant to Gloucester


Fool - Servant to Lear

Oswald - Steward to Goneril

A Captain - Employed by Edmund

Gentleman - Attendant on Cordelia

A Herald

Servants to Cornwall

Knights - Attending to Lear





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