Duke of Venice.
Prince of Morocco, } Suitors to Portia.
Prince of Arragon,
ANTONIO, the Merchant of Venice.
BASSAN10, his Friend.
SALARINO, Friends to ANTONIO and BASSANIO.
LORENZO, in love with JESSICA.
SHYLOCK, a Jew.
TUBAL, a Jew, his Friend.
LAUNCELOT GOBBO, a Clown, Servant to SHYLOCK,
OLD GOBBO, Father to LAUNCELOT.
SALER10, a Messenger from Venice.
LEONARDO, Servant to BASSANIO.
Servants to Portia.
Portia, a rich Heiress.
Nerissa, her Waiting-maid.
Jessica, Daughter to SHYLOCK.
Magnificoes of Venice, Officers of the Court of Justice,
Jailer, Servants, and other attendants.
SCENE, partly at Venice, and partly at Belmont, the
Seat of Portia, on the Continent.