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Dramatis Personae

  • Leontes, king of Sicilia.
  • Mamillius, young prince of Sicilia.

Four Lords of Sicilia.

  • Camillo
  • Antigonus
  • Cleomenes
  • Dion


  • Polixenes, King of Bohemia.
  • Florizel, Prince of Bohemia.
  • Archidamus, a Lord of Bohemia.
  • Old Shepherd, reputed father of Perdita.
  • Clown, his son.
  • Autolycus, a rogue.
  • A Mariner.
  • A Gaoler.
  • Hermione, queen to Leontes.
  • Perdita, daughter to Leontes and Hermione.
  • Paulina, wife to Antigonus.
  • Emilia, a lady attending on Hermione


  • Mopsa
  • Dorcas


  • Other Lords and Gentlemen, Ladies, Officers, and Servants, Shepherds, and Shepherdesses.
  • Time, as Chorus.


Sicilia, and Bohemia.

The Winter's Tale