Characters - Alphabetical
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Dr.AbbottEmployed at an Army divisonal hospital in Alexandria.
JosephAddisonAn English essayist, poet, playwright and politician.
Herbert HenryAsquithFormer Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
FrancisBaconAn English philosopher and statesman.
FrancisBaconServed as Attorney General and the Lord Chancellor of England.
NathanBaileyAn English philologist and lexicographer.
Dr.BakerOne of the doctors who assisted Dr. Minor.
Alexander GrahamBellA man who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.
Alexander MelvilleBellA teacher and researcher. Alexander Graham Bell's father.
ThomasBlountFormer U.S. Representative.
NapoleonBonaparteA French statesman and military leader.
HenryBradleyThe editor-in-chief of now known as the Oxford English Dictionary.
DoctorBraynA martinet. He replaced the position of Dr. Nicholson.
CharlotteBrontëAn English novelist and poet.
FrancisBrowneA distinguished Irish Jesuit and a prolific photographer.
Henry AustinBruce1st Baron Aberdare, was a British Liberal Party politician.
RobertBurchfieldA lexicographer, scholar, and writer.
EdmundBurkeAn Anglo-Irish statesman and philosopher.
HenryBurtonOne of the policemen.
RichardBurtonA Welsh actor.
RobertCawdreyAn English clergyman.
WilliamCaxtonThe first person to introduce a printing press into England.
GeoffreyChaucerAn English poet and author.
HaydenChurchA journalist.
WinstonChurchillFormer Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
HenryCockeramAn English lexicographer.
HerbertColeridgeThe first editor of Oxford English Dictionary.
Mrs.CooperThomas Cooper's wife.
ThomasCooperAn American economist.
GeorgeCurzonFormer Viceroy of India.
Theodored' AubignéA French poet, soldier, propagandist and chronicler.
RichardDaddAn English painter of the Victorian era.
JamesDanaAn American geologist, mineralogist, volcanologist, and zoologist.
Dr.DavidianA psychiatrist.
JeffersonDavisFormer President of the Confederate States.
Fernãode CastanhedaA Portuguese historian.
DanielDefoeAn English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy.
FrederickDeliusA Yorkshire-born composer.
WilliamDennisEmployed at London Bethlehem Hospital for the Insane.
CharlesDickensAn English writer and social critic.
Charles L.DodgsonAn English writer. Pen name is Lewis Carroll.
JohnDonneAn English poet, scholar, and soldier.
GustavoDoreAn illustrator.
FrancisDrakeAn English naval officer.
JohnDrydenAn English poet, literary critic,translator, and playwright.
Jacquesdu BoscqThe author of The Accomplish'd Woman.
Dr.DuvalA doctor who approved for Dr. Minor's released from the hospital.
AlexanderEllisA Trinity College, Cambridge mathematician.
Frederick T.ElworthyAn English philologist and antiquary.
ThomasElyotAn English diplomat and scholar.
GuyFawkesA member of a group of provincial English Catholics.
Mrs.FisherWilliam Minor's landlady.
HenryFowlerAn English schoolmaster, lexicographer and commentator.
MartinFrobisherAn English seaman and privateer.
FrederickFurnivallThe secretary of the Philological Society.
Henry HucksGibbs1st Baron Aldenham, was a British banker and businessman.
William EwartGladstoneFormer Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
TheodorGoldstiickerA professor of Sanskrit at University College London.
KennethGrahameA British writer.
Ulysses S.Grant18th U.S. President.
JonathonGreenAn English lexicographer of slang and writer.
FitzedwardHallAn American Orientalist, and philologist.
G. MorrisHallerWilliam Minor's friend.
RexHarrisonAn English actor of stage and screen.
 HartfieldA hospital attendant.
UriahHeepAn English rock band.
ThomasHerbert1st Baronet, was an English traveller and historian.
JohnHinckleyAmerican criminal who attempted to assassinate Pres. Reagan.
ColemanHughesAn American writer.
ThomasHuxleyAn English biologist and anthropologist.
JoshuaJebbA Royal Engineer and British Surveyor-General of convict prisons.
SamuelJohnsonAn English writer.
BenJonsonAn English playwright and poet.
FranciscusJuniusAn art historian.
CharlesKingsleyA University professor.
ElizabethKnowlesAn experienced lexicographer and quotation dictionary compiler.
EmilKraepelinA German psychiatrist.
MartinKusterOne of William Minor's patient.
Robert E.LeeAmerican-Confederate general.
HenryLiddellVice-Chancellor of Oxford University.
AbrahamLincoln16th U.S. President.
Henry W.LongfellowAn American poet and educator.
Thomas B.MacaulayFormer British Secretary at War.
GervaseMarkhamAn English poet and writer.
ChristopherMarloweAn English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era.
RussellMartineauAn Hebraist and librarian.
Henry LouisMenckenAmerican journalist, essayist, satirist, cultural critic, and scholar.
GeorgeMerrettA stoker at the Red Lion Brewery.
MaxMillerAn English comedian.
JohnMiltonAn English poet.
Eastman StrongMinorWilliam Minor's father.
EdwardMinorWilliam Minor's nephew.
GeorgeMinorWilliam Minor's stepbrother.
Lucy BaileyMinorWilliam Minor's mother.
ThomasMinorAn early colonial New England diarist.
Thomas T.MinorEastman and Judith Taylor Minor's son.
WilliamMinorA former army surgeon.
LucyMinor 2William Minor's sister.
WilliamMorrisA British textile designer, poet, novelist, translator and activist.
JamesMurrayA Scottish lexicographer and philologist.
K.M.ElisabethMurrayAn English biographer and educationist.
ThomasNasheAn Elizabethan playwright, poet, and a significant pamphleteer.
CharlesNicholsThe superintendent of the government hospital for the insane.
Dr.NicholsonDr. Minor's friend.
Dr.NoottOne of the doctors who assisted Dr. Minor.
WilliamOrangeKing of England.
Edwin H.PalmerA theologian, scholar, teacher, and pastor.
GracePalmerThomas Minor's wife.
RobertPeelFormer Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
PhilippePinelA French physician.
AlexanderPopeOne of the greatest English poet.
EzraPoundAn expatriate American poet and critic.
WalterRaleighAn English writer, poet, soldier, politician, spy and explorer.
RonaldReagan40th U.S. President.
JoshuaReynoldsAn English painter.
CardinalRichelieuFormer Chief minister of France.
JohnRuskinThe leading English art critic of the Victorian era.
AdaRuthvenJames Murray's second wife.
Dorothy L.SayersAn English crime writer and poet.
MaggieScottA music teacher. James Murray's wife.
RobertScottA Royal Navy officer and explorer.
JamesSewellThe warden of a New College.
WilliamShakespeareAn English playwright, poet, and actor.
G. BernardShawAn Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist.
PhilipSidneyAn English poet, courtier, scholar and soldier.
Rev. B.W.SmithA musical artist.
TobiasSmollettA Scottish poet and author.
EdmundSpenserAn English poet.
Philip DormeStanhopeA British statesman, diplomat, man of letters as Lord Chesterfield.
WilliamStubbsAn English historian and Anglican bishop.
HenrySweetA phonetician.
JonathanSwiftAn Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, and poet.
HenryTarrantA young police constable.
Judith M.TaylorEastman Minor 2nd wife.
AlfredTennyson1st Baron Tennyson was a British poet.
RichardTrenchAnglican archbishop and poet.
AndrewUreA Scottish physician, founder of the Andersonian Institution.
Alexandervon HumboldtA German polymath, geographer, naturalist, and explorer.
HoraceWalpoleAn English writer, art historian, man of letters.
IzaakWaltonAn English writer.
WilliamWardOne of the policemen.
JohnWebsterAn English Jacobean dramatist.
 WilliamsonA Scotland Yard detective.
ThomasWilsonAn American actor, writer, artist, musician and podcaster.
JustinWinsorAn American writer, librarian, and historian.
JohnWithalsEnglish lexicographer.
Alfred 1 William Minor's uncle.
Alfred 2 William Minor's brother.
Alice Henry Liddell's daughter.
Anna James and Maggie Murray's daughter.
Boer A former prisoner of wars.
Clare George and Eliza's daughter.
Edward I King of England.
Eliza George Merrett's wife.
Elizabeth James Murray's granddaughter.
Frederick George and Eliza's son. aka: Freddy.
George Jr. Eliza and George Merrett's son.
George V Former King of the United Kingdom.
Hazlett A musical artist.
Mary James Murray's mother.
Philip Lord Chesterfield's son.
Queen Victoria Former Queen of the United Kingdom.
Thomas James Murray's father.
Voltaire A French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher.