Character Variants

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Here's a list of variations in Hamlet character names or terminology, with a pointer to the name, or term, used on this site.

Barnardo -> Bernardo

Clowns -> Clown Sexton or Clown Deputy

Corambis -> Polonius

Danish Ambassadors to Norway -> Voltemand and Cornelius

Fortinbras -> Fortinbrasse

Gravedigger -> Clown Sexton

Gravediggers - Clown Sexton or Clown Deputy

Guildenstern -> Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

King -> Claudius

King Claudius -> Claudius

Lamound -> Lamord

Montano -> Reynaldo

Osric -> Ostrick

Pirates -> Sailors

Play King (in the 'Mousetrap'/Gonzago play) -> First Player

Play Queen (in the 'Mousetrap'/Gonzago play) -> Lad

Poisoner (in the Dumb Show) -> Lucianus

Priest -> Doctor of Divinity

Queen -> Gertrude

Queen Gertrude -> Gertrude

R & G -> Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

Rosencrantz -> Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

Sentinels -> Francisco, Bernardo and Marcellus

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