King Lear Characters

Lear What is the name of the King of Britain?
Fool What is the name of King Lear’s jester?
Goneril, Regan, Cordelia What are the names of the three daughters of King Lear?
Duke of Cornwall Who is Regan married to?
Duke of Albany Who is Goneril married to?
King of France Who is Cordelia married to?
Oswald What is the name of Goneril’s annoying and obsequious steward/servant?
Goneril Which sister does the annoying and obsequious steward, Oswald, serve?
tragedy What is the genre of the play, King Lear?
Shakespeare Who is playwright (author) of King Lear?
Edmund, Edgar What are the names of the two sons of the Earl of Gloucester?
Edmund What is the name of the Earl of Gloucester’s illegitimate son?
Edgar What is the name of the Earl of Gloucester’s “good” son?
Cordelia King Lear decides to divide his kingdom into three parts and give it to whichever daughter loves him most. Which daughter refuses to flatter him and is thus exiled.
Earl of Kent What is the name of the loyal nobleman who is banished when he argues with King Lear? After banishment, This nobleman returns in disguise so that he can continue to serve his master
Edgar In order to save his own life and protect his father, which son of Gloucester disguises himself as “Poor Tom”, a lunatic?
Edmund Which son of Gloucester attempts to steal his brother’s birthright by persuading their Father that this other son intends to murder him?