DRAMATIS PERSONÆThe DUKE OF VENICE
suitors to Portia.
The PRINCE OF MOROCCO
The PRINCE OF ARRAGON
BASSANIO, his friend; suitor likewise to Portia
friends to Antonio and Bassanio.
SHYLOCK, a rich Jew
TUBAL, a Jew, his friend
LAUNCELOT GOBBO, the clown, servant to Shylock
OLD GOBBO, father to Launcelot
LEONARDO, servant to Bassanio
servants to Portia.
NERISSA, her waiting-maid
JESSICA, daughter to Shylock
All, Magnificoes of Venice, Clerk, Officers of the Court of Justice, Gaoler, Servants to Portia, other Attendants., All.
SCENE: Partly at Venice, and partly at Belmont, the seat of Portia, on the Continent.