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King Henry the Eighth.
Cardinal Wolsey. Cardinal Campeius.
Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury.
Bishop of Lincoln. Lord Abergavenny.
Sir Henry Guildford. Sir Thomas Lovell.
Cromwell, servant to Wolsey.
Griffith, gentleman-usher to queen Katharine.
Doctor Butts, physician to the king.
Garter, king at arms.
Surveyor to the duke of Buckingham.
Brandon, and a Serjeant at arms.
Door-keeper of the council-chamber. Porter, and his Man.
Page to Gardiner. A Crier.
Queen Katharine, wife to king Henry, afterwards divorced.
Anne Bullen, her maid of honour; afterwards queen.
An old lady, friend to Anne Bullen.
Patience, woman to queen Katharine.
Several Lords and Ladies in the dumb shows; Women attending upon the queen; Spirits, which appear to her; Scribes, Officers, Guards, and other Attendants.
Scene, chiefly in London and Westminster; once, at Kimbolton.
I COME no more to make you laugh; things now,
Sad, high, and working, full of state and woe,
The play may pass; if they be still, and willing,
Our own brains, and the opinion that we bring
Therefore, for goodness' sake, and as you are known