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Double Falsehood Characters

Henriquez

Henriquez is the Duke of Andalusia’s second son, and is in the process of sowing his wild oats, much to his father’s despair. 

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Don Bernard

Don Bernard is Leonora’s father, a crusty old man who claims to have sympathy for the young and for women’s right to choose their own husbands, but shows little signs of it. 

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Camillo

Camillo is Julio’s father. He sent his son to France to perfect his education, though he does not think overmuch of his abilities. 

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Julio

Julio is Camillo’s son, who is deeply in love with Don Bernard’s daughter Leonora. 

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Citizen

A Citizen knows most of the main characters and likes them, and is quickly bribed to carry a letter from a clearly disobedient daughter. 

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Fabian

Fabian is a villager, Lopez’s neighbor. He overhears Henriquez’s ravings the night after his rape of Violante, and is concerned for the young man’s sanity.

Lopez

Lopez is a villager, Fabian’s neighbor. He overhears Henriquez’s ravings the night after his rape of Violante, and is concerned for the young man’s sanity.

Gerald

Gerald is Henriquez’s servant. Able to arrange for a concert under a lady’s window, he is trusted to send messages, but not to know their content. 

A Churchman

A Churchman [mute role] comes to Don Bernard’s house to marry Henriquez and Leonora. He never quite gets to do so.

Servant to Violante

The Servant to Violante is extremely faithful to her. He finds her the shepherd’s clothing she will use as a disguise.

First Gentleman

The First Gentleman accompanies Julio out of town when the latter goes mad, attempting to bring him to his right wits again. He is unimaginative and unromantic, and a bit of a snob about country folk’s musical abilities.

Second Gentleman

The Second Gentleman accompanies Julio out of town when the latter goes mad, attempting to bring him to his right wits again. He is very responsive to music and is far more sensitive to emotion than his friend the First Gentleman.

Maid

A Maid serves Violante, and lets her know that Gerald has brought her a letter.

Attendant

An Attendant announces Roderick’s arrival to the Duke.

 

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