Lear, King of Britain.
Goneril, daughter to Lear.
Regan, daughter to Lear.
Cordelia, daughter to Lear.
King of France.
Duke of Burgundy.
Duke of Cornwall, husband to Regan.
Duke of Albany, husband to Goneril.
Earl of Kent.
Earl of Gloucester.
Edgar, eldest son of Gloucester.
Edmund, bastard son to Gloucester.
Curan, a courtier.
An Old Man, tenant to Gloucester.
Oswald, steward to Goneril.
A Captain under Edmund's command.
Servants to Cornwall.
Knights attending on Lear, Officers, Messengers, Soldiers, Attendants.
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