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Lear

(King). A legendary king of Britain, who in his old age divided his kingdom between Goneril and Regan, two of his daughters, who professed great love for him. These two daughters drove the …

King Lear

King Lear Lear, King of Britain, had three daughters: Goneril, wife to the Duke of Albany; Regan, wife to the Duke of Cornwall; and Cordelia, a young maid, for whose love the King of France an…

The Tragedy of King Lear

ContentsDramatis PersonaeAct IScene IScene IIScene IIIScene IVScene VAct IIScene IScene IIScene IIIScene IVAct IIIScene IScene IIScene IIIScene IVScene VScene VIScene VIIAct IVScene IScene IIS…

William Shakespeare: King Lear, Act I

Act IScene IKing Lear's palaceEnter Kent, Gloucester, and EdmundKentI thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall.GloucesterIt did always seem so to us: but now, in the…

William Shakespeare: King Lear, Act V

Act VScene IThe British camp, near DoverEnter, with drum and colours, Edmund, Regan, Gentlemen, and Soldiers.EdmundKnow of the duke if his last purpose hold, Or whether since he is advised by …

William Shakespeare: King Lear, Dramatis Personae

Dramatis PersonaeLear, king of Britain King of FranceDuke of BurgundyDuke of CornwallDuke of AlbanyEarl of KentEarl of GloucesterEdgar, son to Gloucester.Edmund, bastard son to Gloucester.Cur…

William Shakespeare: King Lear, Act I, Scene V

Scene VCourt before the sameEnter King Lear, Kent, and FoolKing LearGo you before to Gloucester with these letters. Acquaint my daughter no further with any thing you know than comes from her …

William Shakespeare: King Lear, Act I, Scene IV

Scene IVA hall in the sameEnter Kent, disguisedKentIf but as well I other accents borrow, That can my speech defuse, my good intent May carry through itself to that full issue For which I raze…

William Shakespeare: King Lear, Act V, Scene II

Scene IIA field between the two camps [Alarum within. Enter, with drum and colours, King Lear, Cordelia, and Soldiers, over the stage; and exeunt] Enter Edgar and GloucesterEdgarHere, father, …

William Shakespeare: King Lear, Act V, Scene III

Scene IIIThe British camp near DoverEnter, in conquest, with drum and colours, Edmund, King Lear and Cordelia, prisoners; Captain, Soldiers, &cEdmundSome officers take them away: good guar…