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Aaron

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Achilles

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Adam

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Adriana

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Comedy of Errors ” Adriana is Antipholus of Ephesus's wife and Luciana's sister

Aemilia of Syracuse

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Aeneas

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Agamemnon

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Agrippa

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Anthony and Cleopatra

Ajax

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Alanson

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Albany

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King Lear

Alexander

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Alexas

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Alice

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Alonso

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Ambassador

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Amiens

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As You Like It

Andromache

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Angelo

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Angus

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Anne Bullen

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Antipholus of Ephesus

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Antipholus of Syracuse

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Comedy of Errors

Antonio

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Twelfth Night

Antony

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Archbishop of Canterbury

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Archbishop of York

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Archidamus

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Ariel

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Armado

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Arthur

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Arviragus

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Audrey

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Aumerle

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Austria

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Autolycus

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Balthasar

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Banquo

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Baptista

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Bardolph

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Barnardo

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Bassanio

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Bastard of Orleance

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Henry VI Pt 1

Beatrice

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Much Ado About Nothing

Bedford

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Belarius

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Bellario

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Benedick

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Much Ado About Nothing

Benvolio

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Romeo and Juliet

Berowne

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Love's Labors Lost

Bertram

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All's Well That Ends Well ” Bertram, Count of Roussillon, and son of the Countess of Roussillon, is a young lord of France. Helena loves him but he does not love her.

Bianca

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Bigot

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Biondello

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Bishop of Ely

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Henry V

Blanche

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Bolingbroke

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Borachio

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Bottom

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Midsummer Night's Dream

Boy

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Henry V

Boyet

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Brabantio

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Brakenbury

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Briton Lord

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Burgundy

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Cade

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Caithness

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Caius Martius Coriolanus

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Caliban

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Calphurnia

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Camillo

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Winter's Tale

Captain

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Cardinal

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Casca

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Cassandra

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Cassio

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Cassius

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Julius Caesar

Catesby

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Celia

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Ceres

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Cerimon

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Chamberlain

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Charles

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Charmian

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Anthony and Cleopatra

Chatillion

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Chief Justice

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Chiron

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Chorus

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Henry V, Romeo and Juliet

Cicero

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Cinna

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Citizen

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Clarence

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Claudia

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Claudio

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Much Ado About Nothing

Cleon

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Cleopatra

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Anthony and Cleopatra

Cloten

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Colevile

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Cominius

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Conrade

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Much Ado About Nothing

Constance

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Cordelia

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Corin

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Cornwall

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Costard

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Countess of Rousillion

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All's Well That Ends Well ” Countess Rousillion is a  widow. Her son Bertram is taken into the wardship of the King. The Countess takes in Helena as her ward and encourages a romance between Helena and Bertram.

Countryman

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Cressida

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Troilus and Cressida

Curtis

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Cymbeline

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Dauphin

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Henry V

Davy

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Decius Brutus

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Demetrius

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Dercetus

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Desdemona

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Diana

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All's Well That Ends Well ” Diana is a Florentine daughter of a widowed innkeeper. She is forcefully wooed by Bertram and eventually turns on him.

Diomedes

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Doctor

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King Lear and Macbeth

Dogberry

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Dolabella

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Doll Tearsheet

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Don John

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Don Pedro

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Much Ado About Nothing

Dorcas

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Dorset

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Dromio of Ephesus

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Dromio of Syracuse

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Comedy of Errors

Duchess of Gloucester

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Duchess of York

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Duke Frederick

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As You Like It

Duke of Buckingham

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Richard III

Duke of Exeter

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Henry V

Duke of Milan

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Two Gentlemen of Verona

Duke of Norfolk

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Henry VIII

Duke of Venice

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Othello

Duke Senior

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As You Like It

Dull

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Dumaine

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Duncan

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Earl of Oxford

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Earl of Richmond

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Earl Rivers

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Edgar

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King Lear

Edmund

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King Lear

Egeon

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Emilia

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English Herald

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Enobarbus

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Eros

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Escalus

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Exeter

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Fabian

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Fairies

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Fairy

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Falstaff

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Ferdinand

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The Tempest

Feste

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Twelfth Night

Fifth Roman Citizen

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First Citizen

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First Gentleman

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First Gentleman Ephesus

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First Jailer

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First Lord

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First Messenger

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First Murderer

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First Musician

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First Officer

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First Page

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First Player

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First Plebeian

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First Roman Citizen

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First Senator

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First Servant

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Winter's Tale

First Servingman

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First Watchman

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First Witch

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Florizell

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Fluellen

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Fool

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King Lear and All's Well That Ends Well

Forester

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Fortinbras

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Fourth Plebeian

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Fourth Roman Citizen

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France

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Frances Ford

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Merry Wives of Windsor

French Herald

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Friar Francis

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Friar John

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Friar Lawrence

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Romeo and Juliet

Gadshill

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Gaunt

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Gaurdsman

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General

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Gentleman

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Gentlemen

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Gentlewoman

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Ghost

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Gloucester

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King Lear

Goneril

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Gonzalo

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The Tempest

Gower

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Gratiano

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Gregory

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Gremio

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Grumio

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Guiderius

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Guildenstern

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Hamlet

Haberdasher

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Hamlet

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Hamlet

Hector

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Helen

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Helena

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All's Well That Ends Well ” Helena is the orphaned daughter of a great doctor who left her many recipes for cures. She is brought up by the Countess of Roussillon and she falls in love with the Countess's son Bertram, a young count.

Helenus

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Helicanus

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Henry IV

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Henry IV Pt 2

Henry V

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Henry V

Henry VI

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Henry VIII

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Hermia

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Midsummer's Night Dream

Hermione

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Hero

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Holofernes

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Horatio

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Hortensio

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Host

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Hostess Quickly

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Hotspur

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Hubert

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Hymen

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Iago

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Othello

Imogen

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Iras

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Isabella

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Measure for Measure

Jachimo

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Jaques

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As You Like It

Jessica

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Merchant of Venice

Joan la Pucelle

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John of Lancaster

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Julia

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Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet

Julius Caesar

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Julius Caesar

Junius Brutus

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Juno

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Katherine

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Keeper

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Kent

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King Claudius

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Hamlet

King Edward

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King John

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King John

King Lear

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King Lear

King of France

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King of Navarre

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King Philip

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La Beau

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Lady Anne

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Lady Capulet

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Romeo and Juliet

Lady Faulconbridge

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Lady Grey

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Henry VI

Lady Macbeth

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Macbeth

Lady Montague

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Lady Percy

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Laertes

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Lafew

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All's Well That Ends Well ” Lafew is an old lord at the court of France.

Lamprius

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Anthony and Cleopatra

Lancelet

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Lavinia

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Le Beau

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Lennox

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Leonato

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Much Ado About Nothing

Leonato's Brother

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Leontes

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Winter's Tale

Lepidus

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Longaville

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Lord

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Lord Bardolph

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Lord Capulet

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Romeo and Juliet

Lord Grey

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Lord Hastings

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Lord Lovell

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Lord Montague

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Romeo and Juliet

Lord Stanley

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Lorenzo

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Lucentio

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Lucetta

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Luciana

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Lucilius

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Lucio

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Lucius

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Lysander

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Midsummer's Night Dream

Lysimachus

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Macbeth

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MacBeth

Macduff

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Macbeth

Macmorris

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Henry V

Maecenas

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Malcolm

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Macbeth

Malvolio

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Twelfth Night

Marcellus

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Marcus Andronicus

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Marcus Brutus

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Mardian

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Margaret

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Maria

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Mariana

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Marina

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Mayor

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Menas

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Menenius Agrippa

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Menteith

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Mercutio

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Messala

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Messenger

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Anthony and Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing

Metellus Cimber

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Miranda

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The Tempest

Montano

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Mopsa

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Mortimer

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Morton

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Mouldy

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Murderer

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Murellus

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Musicians

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Narissa

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Nathaniel

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Nerissa

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Nestor

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Nicanor

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Nobleman

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Northumberland

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Nurse

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Nym

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Oberon

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Octavia

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Octavius Caesar

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Old Lady

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Old Man

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Old Shepherd

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Winter's Tale

Oliver

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Olivia

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Twelfth Night

Ophelia

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Orlando

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Orsini

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Twelfth Night

Osric

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Othello

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Othello

Owen Glendower

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Page

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Painter

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Pandarus

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Pandulph

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Pandurus

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Paris

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Parolles

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Patroclus

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Paulina

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Winter's Tale

Pembroke

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Perdita

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Pericles

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Peter

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Petruchio

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Philo

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Philostrate

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Phoebe

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Pisanio

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Pistol

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Plebeians

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Poet

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Polixenes

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Winter's Tale

Polonius

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Pompey

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Porter

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Portia

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Merchant of Venice

Posthumous

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Prince Edward

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Prince Escalus

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Romeo and Juliet

Prince Hal

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Prince Henry

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Prince of Morocco

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Merchant of Venice

Princess

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Prologue

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Prospero

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The Tempest

Proteus

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Two Gentlemen of Verona

Provost

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Queen Eleanor

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Queen Elizabeth

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Queen Gertrude

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Hamlet

Queen Katherine

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Queen Margaret

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Queen of France

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Regan

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King Lear

Reignier

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Reynaldo

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Richard II

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Richard III

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Richard III

Richard Plantagenet

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Richard the Bastard

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In King John, the Bastard's actual name is Philip Faulconbridge, son of Lady Faulconbridge, who became pregnant with Philip through her illicit liaison with King Richard I. With her husband, Sir Robert Faulconbridge, she gave birth to a legitimate son, Robert Faulconbridge. Early in the play, King John knights Philip and renames him Sir Richard, thus the confusion of names.

Robin Goodfellow

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Robin Goodfellow is more commonly known as Puck.

Roderigo

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Romeo

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Romeo and Juliet

Rosalind

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As You Like It

Rosaline

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Love's Labors Lost

Rosencrantz

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Ross

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Salarino

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Salisbury

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Sampson

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Romeo and Juliet

Saturninus

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Scarus

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Scrivener

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Seacoal

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Sebastian

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The Tempest

Second Brother

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Second Citizen

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Second Gentleman

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Second Gentleman Ephesus

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Second Lord

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All's Well That Ends Well ” Second Lord Dumaine is brother of the First Lord Dumaine.

Second Messenger

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Second Murderer

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Second Musician

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Second Officer

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Second Page

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Second Player

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Second Plebeian

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Second Servingman

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Romeo and Juliet

Second Witch

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Servant

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Servingman

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Sexton

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Seyton

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Shaddow

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Shallow

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Shepherd

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Shepherd's Son

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Shylock

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Merchant of Venice

Siciniur

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Silence

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Silius

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Silvius

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Sir Andrew Aguecheek

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Sir Thomas More

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Sir Toby Belch

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Twelfth Night

Sir William Lucy

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Sly

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Solanio

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Soldier

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Somerset

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Soothsayer

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Speed

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Spring

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Stephano

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Steward

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Suffolk

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Surrey

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Sylvia

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Tailor

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Talbot

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Tamora

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Thaisa

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Thersites

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Theseus

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Midsummer's Night Dream

Third Citizen

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Richard III

Third Messenger

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Third Musician

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Third Plebeian

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Third Roman Citizen

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Third Servingman

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Third Witch

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Thurio

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Titania

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Midsummer's Night Dream

Titinius

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Titus Andronicus

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Touchstone

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As You Like It

Tranio

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Trinculo

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The Tempest

Troilus

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Tullus Aufidius

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Tyrrel

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Ulysses

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Ursula

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Valentine

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Ventidius

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Verges

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Vernon

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Vincentio the Duke

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Measure for Measure

Viola

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Twelfth Night

Volumnia

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Warwick

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Westmoreland

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Widow

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William

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Winchester

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Winter

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Witches

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Wolsey

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Woman

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Worcester

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York

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