Characters in Shakespeare's King Lear

Can you name the characters in Shakespeare's King Lear?

RoleName or Title
King of Britain
Eldest daughter of the King
Second daughter of the King
Youngest daughter of the King
Husband to the King's eldest daughter
Husband to the King's second daughter
A foreign monarch, later husband to the King's youngest daughter
A foreign lord, suitor to the King's youngest daughter
RoleName or Title
A British noble
Son of the preceding noble
Illegitimate son of the preceding noble
A British noble, later disguised as a commoner
A jester of the King's court
A steward of the King's eldest daughter
A courtier
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  • The Tragedy of King Lear, by William Shakespeare: dramatis personae
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