Sir Thomas More – Dramatis Personæ

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THOMAS MORE, Sheriff of London; later SIR THOMAS, Lord Chancellor.
LADY MORE, his wife.
MASTER ROPER, More’s son-in-law.
MISTRESS ROPER, More’s elder daughter.
More’s Second Daughter.
GOUGH, secretary.
CATESBY, steward.
RANDALL, headservant.
ROBIN BREWER.
NED BUTLER.                            of More’s household.
GILES PORTER.
RALPH HORSEKEEPER.
A Servant at Chelsea.
A Servant in the Tower.

ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAM, a scholar, friend of More.
THE EARL OF SHREWSBURY.
THE EARL OF SURREY.
SIR THOMAS PALMER.
SIR ROGER CHOLMLEY.
DR. JOHN FISHER, BISHOP OF ROCHESTER.
Clerk of the Privy Counsel.
CROFTS, a King’s Messenger.

THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON.
THE LADY MAYORESS.
A Sheriff of London.
A Second Sheriff.
DOWNES, an Officer of Justice.
A Sergeant-at-arms, [possibly the same as Downes.]
JUSTICE SURESBY.
The Recorder of London.
Lieutenant of the Tower.
Gentleman Porter of the Tower.
Warders of the Tower.
A Hangman.
JOHN LINCOLN, a broker.
GEORGE BETTS, a shopkeeper.
RALPH BETTS, Clown, his brother.
WILLIAMSON, a carpenter.
DOLL WILLIAMSON, his wife.
SHERWIN, a goldsmith.
FRANCIS DE BARD, a Lombard.
CAVELER, another Lombard.
LIFTER, a cutpurse.
SMART, a plaintiff.
MORRIS, secretary to the Bishop of Winchester.
JACK FALKNER, his servant, a ruffian.
A Poor Woman.

A Player (PROLOGUE).
INCLINATION, the Vice.
WIT.                                         The Lord Cardinal’s Players.
LADY VANITY.
LUGGINS.

Messengers, Aldermen, Ladies, Waits, Attendants, Justices, Sheriff’s Officers, Servingmen of More’s household.

Only in the Rejected or Alternate Passages:

SIR JOHN MUNDAY, an Alderman.
HARRY.
ROBIN.           Apprentices.
KIT.

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