Characters with Most Speeches



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Document
Speeches
Falstaff471
Richard III (Duke of Gloucester)409
Henry V (character)377
Hamlet (character)358
Othello (character)274
Iago272
Antony253
Timon210
Cleopatra204
Rosalind201
Brutus194
Vincentio (1)194
Coriolanus (character)189
Lear188
Henry VI183
Earl of Warwick182
Queen Margaret169
Richard Plantagenet (Duke of Gloucester)166
Desdemona165
Romeo163
Menenius Agrippa162
Biron159
Petruchio158
Hostess Quickly158
Henry IV154
Pandarus153
Cressida152
Sir Toby Belch152
Valentine (1)149
Proteus147
Macbeth (character)146
King Edward IV (Plantagenet)144
Parolles141
Cassius140
Robert Shallow136
Don Pedro135
Benedick134
Troilus131
Queen Elizabeth129
Isabella129
Earl of Kent127
Claudio (2)125
Leontes125
Duke of Gloucester122
Pistol122
Pericles121
Viola121
Leonato120
Orlando120
Earl of Gloucester118
Juliet (2)118
Olivia118
Imogen118
Titus Andronicus (character)117
Portia (2)117
Octavius117
Sicinius Velutus117
Ferdinand (1)117
Speed117
Prospero115
Duke of Buckingham (1)115
Hotspur (Henry Percy)114
Domitius Enobarus113
Lucio111
Cassio110
Horatio109
Helena (2)109
Earl of Suffolk108
Celia108
Julia107
Beatrice106
Feste104
Antipholus of Syracuse103
Emilia (1)103
Claudius (1)102
Don Adriano de Armado102
Princess of France102
Bertram102
Mistress Page101
Apemantus100
Dromio of Syracuse99
Ford99
King Richard II98
Edgar98
Lafeu97
King John (character)95
Junius Brutus91
Nurse (1)90
Thersites90
Tranio90
Philip the Bastard89
Sir Andrew Aguecheek88
Sir Hugh Evans87
Countess87
King of France (1)87
Malvolio87
Polonius86
Mistress Ford85
Costard83
Angelo (1)83
Katherina82
Cymbeline (character)81
Henry VIII (character)81
Boyet80
Ulysses80
Edmund79
Adriana79
Cardinal Wolsey79
Shylock79
Moth (1)78
Escalus78
Cloten77
Posthumus Leonatus77
Iachimo77
Antipholus of Ephesus76
Rosaline75
Page (4)75
Achilles74
Touchstone74
Regan73
Bassanio73
George Plantagenet (Duke of Clarence)72
Camillo72
Hortensio70
Gertrude69
Baptista Minola68
Launce68
Fluellen68
Sebastian (1)67
Autolycus67
Cominius67
Earl of Northumberland (1)66
Provost65
Edward Poins64
Clown (5)64
Benvolio64
Dromio of Ephesus63
Marina63
Marcus Andronicus63
Grumio63
Charmian63
Laertes62
Guiderius62
Mercutio62
Jack Cade61
Lucentio61
Pompey (2)60
Stephano (2)60
Macduff59
Bottom59
Maria (2)59
Lady Macbeth59
Lord Talbot/Earl of Shrewsbury59
Paulina59
Roderigo59
Orsino59
Silvia58
Fool (1)58
The Bishop of Winchester58
Gremio58
Ophelia58
Belarius58
Pisanio58
Clown (2)58
Duke of Albany58
Polixenes57
Jaques (Lord)57
Aaron57
Hector57
Volumnia57
Antonio (3)57
Second Lord (1)57
Slender56
Lord Chief Justice56
Lord Hastings (2)56
Friar Laurence55
Ajax55
Dumain54
Edmund of Langley54
Holofernes54
Diomedes (2)54
Duke of Cornwall53
Goneril53
Lord Clifford52
Gonzalo52
Agamemnon52
Duke/Earl of Somerset52
Dogberry52
Hubert de Burgh52
Lady Anne51
Capulet51
Lucius (2)51
Fabian51
Caliban50
Lysander50
Queen Katharine50
Saturninus49
Tamora49
Miranda49
Doctor Caius49
Demetrius (1)48
Duke of Milan48
First Lord (1)48
Gratiano (2)48
Lucetta48
Hermia48
Rosencrantz48
Theseus48
Duke of Norfolk (2)48
Lorenzo47
Antonio (2)47
Host (1)46
Joan la Pucelle46
Arviragus46
Duke of Exeter46
Bardolph (1)46
Tullus Aufidius45
Lady Capulet45
Ariel45
Florizel45
Hero44
Launcelot Gobbo44
Diana (1)44
Aeneas44
King Phillip43
Bawd43
Duchess of York (2)43
Luciana43
Messenger (1)42
Simonides42
Old Shepherd42
Caesar42
Flavius (2)41
Pompey (1)41
Gentleman (4)41
Charles, King of France41
Longaville40
Malcolm40
Don John40
Alonso40
Constable of France40
Quince40
Lysimachus40
Alcibiades39
Demetrius (3)39
Earl of Westmoreland (1)39
Trinculo39
Casca39
Ross39
Biondello39
Lord Chamberlain38
Duke of Aumerle38
Oswald38
Nestor38
Borachio38
Boult38
Oliver37
Second Gentleman (4)37
Helicanus37
First Soldier (1)37
Patroclus37
Marcellus37
Thurio36
Helena (1)36
Nerissa36
Constance36
Salisbury36
Lord Bardolph35
Menas35
Hermione35
Prince Edward35
Earl of Worcester35
Claudio (1)35
First Gentleman (3)34
First Clown34
Puck33
First Senator (1)33
First Murderer (3)33
Lodovico33
Banquo33
Katharine (1)33
Lepidus33
Nym33
First Citizen (1)33
Thaisa32
Sir William Stanley32
Duke (1)32
Lewis the Dauphin31
Gower (1)31
Prince John31
Doll Tearsheet31
Sebastian (2)31
Cordelia31
Ferdinand (2)31
Sir William Catesby31
Angelo (2)31
Archbishop Scroop30
Painter30
Brabantio30
Second Murderer (3)30
Poet (2)30
Chiron30
Duke of Suffolk30
Second Lord (6)29
Oberon29
Lord (Earl) Rivers29
Guildenstern29
Duke of Orleans29
Lewis29
Bianca (2)29
Williams28
Agrippa28
John of Gaunt28
Duchess of York (1)28
Elbow28
First Lord (8)28
Queen (1)27
Paris (2)27
Salarino27
First Senator (4)27
Eros27
Vernon26
Duke of Buckingham (2)26
Jessica26
Virgilia26
Margaret26
Antonio (5)26
Simple25
Perdita25
Duke of Venice25
Duke of Burgundy (1)25
Katharine (2)25
Osric25
Queen (2)25
Caius Lucius25
Silvius24
Mariana (2)24
Lucius (1)24
Reignier24
Duke of Bedford24
Dick the Butcher24
Montano24
Earl of Surrey (1)24
Corin24
Christopher Sly24
First Witch23
Dolabella23
Glendower23
Titus Lartius23
Phebe23
Antonio (1)23
Conrade23
Cardinal Pandulph23
Vincentio (2)23
Arthur23
Earl of Salisbury (1)23
Paris (1)23
Titania23
Cerimon23
Solinus22
Silence22
Queen Elinor22
Gardiner22
Maria (1)22
Alice22
Lennox21
Widow (1)21
Eleanor21
Sir Thomas Lovell21
First Murderer (2)21
Cromwell21
King Lewis XI21
Archbishop Cranmer21
Fenton20
Doctor (2)20
Pedant20
Third Serving-Man (2)20
Second Lord (4)20
Messala20
Gratiano (1)20
Sampson20
Frederick20
Curtis20
Pembroke20
Sir Nathaniel19
Dionyza19
Antigonus19
First Serving-Man (2)19
Lady Macduff19
Old Gobbo19
Anne Page19
Bernardo19
Ursula19
King of France (2)19
Earl of Douglas19
Second Serving-Man (2)19
Cleon19
Duncan18
First Citizen (3)18
Second Citizen (2)18
Flute18
Sir Richard Ratcliff18
Francis18
Simpcox18
Lady Percy18
Salanio18
Archbishop of Canterbury18
Lord Mowbray18
Iras18
Duke (2)18
Second Citizen (1)18
Duke of Alencon18
Verges18
Anne Bullen18
Messenger (17)17
Tybalt17
Citizens (1)17
Page (2)17
Gadshill17
Lord Sands17
Lord Hastings (1)17
Helen17
Aegeon17
Lord (8)17
Fourth Citizen (2)16
Portia (1)16
Host (2)16
All (22)16
Lymoges16
Aemilia16
Prince Escalus16
Sir Robert Brakenbury16
Friar Francis16
Mecaenas16
Third Citizen (2)16
Boy (1)16
First Lord (4)15
Alexas15
First Fisherman15
Marquess of Montague15
Mistress Overdone15
Second Witch15
Dull15
Father's Ghost15
Bianca (1)15
Earl of Northumberland (2)15
Gregory15
Servant (20)15
Lavinia15
Sir William Lucy14
Bardolph (2)14
Panthino14
Valeria14
Son (2)14
Earl Oxford14
Messenger (8)14
Lord Mayor of London14
Davy14
Le Beau14
Cardinal Campeius14
Caphis14
Soothsayer (1)14
Second Senator (4)14
Clown (4)14
Bassianus14
First Lord (7)14
Philario14
Hippolyta14
Old Lady14
First Soldier (2)14
Richmond (Henry VII)14
Jaquenetta13
Griffith13
Messenger (20)13
Reynaldo13
Peter (3)13
Mamillius13
All (13)13
Mopsa13
Soldier (1)13
Mortimer13
Lucilius (2)13
Abhorson13
Third Witch (3)13
Thomas Mowbray13
Second Merchant13
Cornelius (1)13
Lord Say13
Bushy13
Third Citizen (1)13
Cassandra13
Prince Thomas13
Countess of Auvergne13
Octavia13
Leonine12
Second Clown12
First Gentleman (4)12
Tailor12
Boatswain12
Titus12
Antiochus12
Audrey12
Bishop of Ely12
Bastard of Orleans12
Clown (1)12
Second Fisherman12
Messenger (2)12
Scarus12
Thyreus12
Balthasar (3)12
All (2)12
Decius Brutus12
First Guard11
Quintus11
Third Lord (3)11
Siward11
Prince Humphrey11
Montjoy11
Blunt (1)11
First Outlaw11
Antonio (4)11
Lord Ross11
Balthasar (1)11
Duke of Norfolk (1)11
Courtezan11
Cinna11
William Page11
Dorcas11
Menelaus11
Young Lucius11
Gentlewoman (2)11
William11
John Talbot11
Officer (3)11
Servant (8)11
Captain (3)11
Second Soldier (2)11
Montague10
Captain (7)10
Lucilius (1)10
Old Athenian10
Marquis of Dorset10
Tintinius10
Canidius10
Servant (17)10
Proculeius10
John Holland10
Flaminius10
Green10
Aedile10
Second Gentleman (7)10
First Gentleman (6)10
Martius10
Third Soldier (1)10
Roman10
French Soldier10
Watchman10
Second Senator (1)10
Adam10
Pandar10
Nurse (2)10
First Musician (2)10
Servant (18)10
Sir James Tyrrel10
Amiens10
Second Outlaw10
First Citizen (4)10
Lord Marshal10
Porter (3)10
First Gentleman (8)10
Third Gentleman (1)10
All (11)9
Messenger (13)9
Second Gentleman (5)9
Alexander Iden9
Volsce9
Third Citizen (3)9
George Bevis9
First Lord (6)9
Blanch9
Second Gentleman (2)9
Old Man (1)9
First Gaoler (1)9
Rugby9
Post (2)9
Soothsayer (3)9
Smith the Weaver9
Snout9
Gentleman (1)9
Edmund Mortimer9
Second Keeper9
Peter (1)9
All (15)9
Adrian9
Servant (19)9
Fool (2)9
Surveyor9
Tubal8
First Carrier8
Clitus8
Francisco (1)8
Lord Willoughby8
Page (6)8
Walter Whitmore8
Froth8
Cinna the Poet8
First Senator (3)8
Widow (2)8
Clown (3)8
Charles8
Thaliard8
Lady (1)8
Peto8
Doctor (1)8
Prince Henry8
Servilius8
Merchant8
Gower (2)8
First Player8
First Soldier (3)8
Alexander8
Third Outlaw8
Eglamour8
Servant (13)8
Basset7
First Citizen (5)7
Boy (4)7
Bates7
Norwegian Captain7
Starveling7
Sicilius Leonatus7
Mardian7
Lord Chancellor7
Sexton7
Simpcox's Wife7
Both (7)7
First Keeper7
Edmond, Earl of Rutland7
All Servants7
Luce7
Frenchman7
Fang7
Cleomenes7
Servant (4)7
Barnardine7
Friar Peter7
Bolingbroke7
Archidamus7
First Gentleman (1)7
Francis Feeble7
First Servant (7)7
Diomedes (1)7
Egeus7
Juliet (1)7
Prince of Morocco7
Messenger (5)6
Second Commoner6
Third Murderer6
Robin6
Messenger (22)6
Sir Pierce of Exton6
Third Fisherman6
Bagot6
Varro6
Third Gentleman (3)6
Lord Bigot6
Earl of Westmoreland (2)6
Man6
John Morton6
Philostrate6
First Servant (4)6
Second Citizen (3)6
Philotus6
Morton6
First Watchman (2)6
Brandon6
Lord Grey6
Father John Hume6
Duke of York (2)6
Bishop of Carlisle6
All (20)6
Richard Plantagenet the Younger6
First Gentleman (7)6
First Watchman (3)6
Lady (2)6
Chamberlain6
Fortinbras6
Duke of Florence6
First Lord (2)6
Messenger (10)6
Sir Stephen Scroop6
Gardener6
Second Murderer (2)6
Lord Fitzwater6
Andromache6
Priam6
Thomas Horner6
Gaoler (2)6
Second Carrier6
Pinch6
Lucullus6
Salerio6
Calpurnia6
Sir Humphrey Stafford6
Marullus6
Chorus (1)6
Steward6
Hortensius6
Messenger (15)6
Second Servant (8)6
Lord (2)6
Rambures5
Servant (9)5
Messenger (9)5
Earl of Cambridge5
Sheriff (1)5
Thomas Rotherham5
First Serving-Man (1)5
Lady Faulconbridge5
First Officer (3)5
Capucius5
Flavius (1)5
Balthazar5
King of France (3)5
Publius (2)5
Player Queen5
Sir Thomas Grey5
Second Watchman (1)5
Sir Thomas Erpingham5
Second Servant (10)5
Knight5
Lord Abergavenny5
Captain (2)5
Euphronius5
Menteith5
Seyton5
Gentleman (7)5
First Bandit5
Chatillon5
William Stafford5
Abraham5
Aemilius5
Pindarus5
Second Watchman (2)5
Metellus Cimber5
Ligarius5
Second Gentleman (1)5
Officer (4)5
Second Gentleman (6)5
Ralph Mouldy5
Mariana (1)5
Queen Isabel5
Lord Scroop5
Sir John Colville5
Second Messenger (2)5
Keeper (1)5
Captain (4)5
Duke of Burgundy (2)5
Mustardseed5
Dercetas5
Spirit5
Peter Bullcalf5
First Watchman (1)5
First Musician (1)5
Soothsayer (2)5
Trebonius4
Third Servant (1)4
Son (1)4
First Gentleman (2)4
Player King4
Dion4
Snug4
Emilia (2)4
First Lady (2)4
First Soldier (5)4
First Sailor4
First Servant (1)4
Duchess of Gloucester4
Second Servant (7)4
First Beadle4
Second Lord (5)4
Bona4
Sir John Stanley4
Roman Captain4
Lieutenant (1)4
Apothecary4
Herald (4)4
Friar John4
Prince of Arragon4
First Stranger (6)4
Page (7)4
Porter (4)4
First Murderer (1)4
Bandits4
Keeper (2)4
Young Clifford4
Duke of Bourbon4
Jamy4
Senator4
Doctor Butts4
Groom4
Faulconbridge4
First Huntsman4
Messenger (7)4
Second Gentleman (8)4
Third Gentleman (2)4
Curan4
Peaseblossom4
Strato4
First Goth4
Second Bandit4
Ceres4
Phrynia4
Ventidius (1)4
Old Man (2)4
Both Tribunes4
Father4
Young Siward4
First Lord (3)4
Curio4
Lychorida4
Nathaniel4
Artemidorus4
Servant 14
Servant (15)4
Page (8)4
Fairy4
Sir Michael4
Cobweb4
Shepherd4
Lord (9)4
Macmorris4
Second Sailor4
Cicero4
Calchas4
Lord (6)4
Iris4
First Officer (1)4
Forester4
Jeweller4
Angus4
Second Guard4
First Servant (5)4
Justice3
Mariner3
Hostess3
Patrician3
Lords (2)3
First Servant (3)3
Silius3
Third Messenger3
Pursuivant3
Friar Thomas3
Sir Oliver Martext3
Crier3
Second Officer (2)3
Dardanius3
Earl of Salisbury (2)3
First Page3
Player3
Sir John Fastolfe3
Seleucus3
Both (2)3
Duke of Surrey3
First Petitioner3
First Merchant3
Sergeant (3)3
Mutius3
Fourth Lord (2)3
Boy (5)3
Both (6)3
Citizen3
Second Lady3
Stephano (1)3
Second Musician3
Knights3
Fourth Citizen (1)3
Second Servant (5)3
First Officer (2)3
Young Cato3
Tyrian Sailor3
Lords (1)3
Lord (4)3
All (23)3
Servant (10)3
First Attendant3
Lord (3)3
Valentine (2)3
Sir Anthony Denny3
Mercade3
Messenger (4)3
Poet (1)3
Melun3
Blunt (2)3
Volumnius3
Third Watchman (1)3
Timandra3
Second Lord (3)3
First Citizen (6)3
Margarelon3
Gentleman (3)3
Michael3
Donalbain3
Mother3
First Tribune3
Girl3
Mayor of York3
All Lords (1)3
First Conspirator3
Page (5)3
Patience3
Third Bandit3
Second Petitioner3
Caithness3
Servant (3)3
Second Stranger3
Second Officer (1)3
Fourth Soldier3
Children3
Third Conspirator3
Citizens (2)2
All (8)2
Snare2
Lord (1)2
Lord Berkeley2
First Servant (2)2
Cardinal Bourchier2
Hecate2
All (9)2
Juno2
Popilius2
Third Servant (2)2
Porter (1)2
Second Conspirator2
First Servant (6)2
Second Capulet2
Second Page2
Servant 22
Second British Captain2
First Lord (5)2
Bishop Lincoln2
Woodvile2
Philo2
Sir Thomas Gargrave2
Huntsman2
Peter (2)2
Boy (2)2
Sheriff (2)2
Clerk of Chatham2
Watch2
Second Soldier (4)2
Scout2
Travellers2
All (17)2
Third Serving-Man (1)2
Sir Thomas Vaughan2
Servant (14)2
Ventidius (2)2
All (6)2
Messenger (11)2
Sheriff of Wiltshire2
Guard2
First Ambassador2
All (3)2
Scribe2
Chorus (2)2
All Conspirators2
Lord Lovel2
Lords (3)2
Abbot2
Leonardo2
Dennis2
Sailor (1)2
Mayor of Saint Alban's2
Egyptian2
Master (2)2
Tutor of Rutland2
First Senator (2)2
Soldier (5)2
Fleance2
All (18)2
Second Drawer2
Second Lord (2)2
Francisca2
Claudius (2)2
Third Drawer2
Boy (3)2
Second Soldier (1)2
Servant (16)2
Third Senator2
First British Captain2
Messenger (18)2
Escanes2
First Pirate2
Third Lord (2)2
Francisco (2)2
Lady Montague2
Second Brother2
Herald (1)2
Chorus (3)2