The Mirror & the Light
Characters - Alphabetical
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ThomasAudleyThe lord chancellor.
ThomasAveryThomas Cromwell's household accountant.
JohnBaleA renegade monk and playwright.
Anne BassettOne of Honor's daughters from her first marriage.
BessieBlountThe King's mistress. Henry's mother. Aka: Elizabeth Blount.
Anne BoleynQueen of England.
GeorgeBoleynAnne's brother. Deceased. Aka: Viscount Rochford.
ThomasBoleynAnne's father. Earl of Wiltshire.
EdwardBonnerAmbassador to France.
HenryBouchierEarl of Essex.
CharlesBrandonDuke of Suffolk.
CharlesBrandonDuke of Suffolk.
WilliamBreretonThe gentlemen in King's circle.
FrancisBryanA nimble courtier.
LadyBryanEliza Carew and Francis Bryan's mother.
ElizaCarewNicolas's wife. Francis Bryan's sister.
NicolasCarewA prominent courtier.
JohnChambersThe physician.
EustacheChapuysThe imperial ambassador.
DorotheaClanceyThe illegitimate child of the cardinal.
GertrudeCourtenayMarquis of Exeter's wife.
HenryCourtenayMarquis of Exeter.
ThomasCranmerThe archbishop of Canterbury.
WalterCromerThe physician.
GregoryCromwellThomas's son.
RichardCromwellThomas's nephew.
ThomasCromwellLord Cromwell. The Secretary to the King. Aka: Lord Privy Seal.
BessDarrellLady-in-waiting to Katharine of Aragon. Wyatt's mistress.
AntoineDe CastelnauBishop of Tarbes. French ambassador.
JeanDe DintevilleA French envoy.
CharlesDe MarillacA French Ambassador.
Diego HurtadoDe MendozaAn envoy from the emperor.
LouisDe PerreauThe French Ambassador.
MargaretDouglasThe King's niece.
KingEdwardThe former King.
Henry FitzroyThe Duke of Richmond. The King's illigitimate son.
WilliamFitzwilliamCromwell's treasurer.
StephenGardinerBishop of Winchester. Ambassador to France.
HansHolbeinThe painter.
Henry HowardThomas's son. The Earl of Surrey.
KatherineHowardHenry's fifth wife.
ThomasHowardDuke of Norfolk.
JohnHuseeThe Lisle's man of business.
WilliamKingstonConstable of the tower. Councilor to the king.
JohnLambertThe burned priest.
HughLatimerThe Bishop of Worcester.
HonorLisleLord Lisle's wife.
LordLisleThe governor. King's uncle.
LadyMaryThe King's daughter by Katharine of Aragon.
HumphreyMonmouthThe London merchant. Cromwell's friend.
LordMontagueMargaret Pole's eldest son.
MaryMounteagleThe lady-in-waiting.
FrancesMurfynRichard's wife.
Henry NorrisThe Chief of the King's privy chambers.
RobertPackintonMerchant and member of the parliament.
ConstancePoleGeoffrey's wife.
GeofreeyPoleOne of Margaret's sons.
MargaretPoleCountess of Salisbury.
ReginaldPoleOne of Margaret's sons.
MercyPriorThomas Cromwell's mother-in-law.
DickPurserThomas Cromwell's keeper.
RichardRicheSpeaker of the House of Commons. Chancellor of the court of augmentations.
JaneRochfordGeorge Boleyn's widow.
HelenSadlerRafe's wife.
RafeSadlerThomas Cromwell's chief clerk.
EdwardSeymourLady Margery's son.
JaneSeymourThe King's wife.
ThomasSeymourThe brother of the late Queen.
Anne SheltonJohn's wife. Anne Boleyn's aunt.
JohnSheltonThe King's governor.
MarySheltonAnne Boleyn's cousin.
MarkSmeatonA flute player.
Anne StanhopeEdward Seymour's wife.
TomTruthThomas's half brother.
CuthbertTunstallThe Bishop of Durham.
StephenVaughanAn Antwerp merchant.
MargaretVernonGregory's tutor.
Henry VIIIThe King.
EdmundWalsinghamKingston's deputy.
FrancisWestonThe gentlemen in King's circle.
ThomasWriothesleyThe Prince of Decipherers.
Henry WyattThomas Wyatt's father.
ThomasWyattA diplomat. Cromwell's friend.
ElizabethZoucheThe abbess.
Anna The King's 4th wife. Duke Wilhelm of Cleve's sister.
Bastings The barge master.
Christophe Thomas Cromwell's servant.
Elizabeth The King's daughter to Anne Boleyn.
Elizabeth Edward Seymour's sister.
Harst One of Anne's envoys.
Hochsteden One of Anne's envoys.
Jenneke Thomas Cromwell's daughter.
Kingston The constable, gambler. Eliza's brother.
Martin A goaler.
Mathew A servant.
Olisleger One of Anne's envoys.
Sexton A jester.
William The physician.