Dramatis Personae

Dramatis Personae


Elizabeth, Queen of England
Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; first cousin, once removed of Mary, Queen of Scots; head of the Church of England

Mary, Queen of Scots
Catholic grandniece of Henry VIII; first cousin, once removed, of Elizabeth, Queen of England. Prisoner in England

Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
English courtier; longtime favorite and reputed lover of Queen Elizabeth; former intended of Queen Mary

George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury
English courtier; former warden of the prisoner, Queen Mary

William Cecil, Lord Burleigh, Lord High Treasurer
English courtier

William Davison, Secretary of State
English diplomat

Amias Paulet, Knight
English courtier; current warden of the prisoner, Queen Mary

Nephew of Sir Paulet

Count Aubespine
French Ambassador to the English Court

Count Bellievre
Envoy Extraordinary of France

Drugeon Drury
Assistant to Sir Paulet; second warden of the prisoner, Queen Mary

Steward of Queen Mary’s household

Hanna Kennedy
Nurse to Queen Mary


—Brooke Sutter, a graduate of Loyola University, researched and wrote teaching resources for Mary Stuart as an intern with CST’s Education Department.



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