William Shakespeare: King John, Dramatis Personae

Updated September 23, 2019 | Infoplease Staff

Dramatis Personae

  • King John
  • Prince Henry, son to the king.
  • Arthur, Duke of Bretagne, nephew to the king.
  • The Earl of Pembroke
  • The Earl of Essex
  • The Earl of Salisbury
  • The Lord Bigot
  • Hubert de Burgh
  • Robert Faulconbridge, Son to Sir Robert Faulconbridge.
  • Philip the Bastard, his half-brother.
  • James Gurney, servant to Lady Faulconbridge.
  • Peter Of Pomfret, a prophet.
  • Philip, King of France.
  • Lewis, the Dauphin.
  • Lymoges, Duke of Austria.
  • Cardinal Pandulph, the Pope's legate.
  • Melun, a French Lord.
  • Chatillon, ambassador from France to King John.
  • Queen Elinor, mother to King John.
  • Constance, mother to Arthur.
  • Blanch of Spain, niece to King John.
  • Lady Faulconbridge
  • Lords, Citizens of Angiers, Sheriff, Heralds, Officers, Soldiers, Messengers, and other Attendants.


Partly in England, and partly in France.

King John

Sources +