King Lear, by William Shakespeare

Table of Contents

Characters of the Play

Act I

  1. Scene I. King Lear’s palace.
  2. Scene II. The Earl of Gloucester’s castle.
  3. Scene III. The Duke of Albany’s palace.
  4. Scene IV. A hall in the same.
  5. Scene V. Court before the same.

Act II

  1. Scene I. Gloucester’s castle.
  2. Scene II. Before Gloucester’s castle.
  3. Scene III. A wood.
  4. Scene IV. Before Gloucester’s castle. Kent in the stocks.


  1. Scene I. A heath.
  2. Scene II. Another part of the heath. Storm still.
  3. Scene III. Gloucester’s castle.
  4. Scene IV. The heath. Before a hovel.
  5. Scene V. Gloucester’s castle.
  6. Scene Vi. A chamber in a farmhouse adjoining the castle.
  7. Scene Vii. Gloucester’s castle.

Act IV

  1. Scene I. The heath.
  2. Scene II. Before Albany’s palace.
  3. Scene III. The French camp near Dover.
  4. Scene IV. The same. A tent.
  5. Scene V. Gloucester’s castle.
  6. Scene Vi. Fields near Dover.
  7. Scene Vii. A tent in the French camp. Lear on a bed asleep,

Act V

  1. Scene I. The British camp, near Dover.
  2. Scene II. A field between the two camps.
  3. Scene III. The British camp near Dover.

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