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Professor Regina Buccola of Roosevelt University explains the main characters in William Shakespeare's play Much Ado About Nothing.
|Benedick||Benedick is one of Don Pedro's soldiers and friends. He both despises and loves Beatrice. Read More|
|Beatrice||Beatrice is Leonato's niece and Hero's cousin. She both despises and loves Benedick. Read More|
|Claudio||Claudio is one of Don Pedro's best soldiers, as well as his best friend. He loves Hero, then forsakes her. Read More|
|Don Pedro||Prince of Aragon, Don has just come back from battle with his battalion. Read More|
|Leonato||The governor of Messina, Leonato is father to Hero and uncle to Beatrice. Read More|
|Don John||Don John, the villain of the play, is the illegitimate half brother of Don Pedro. Read More|
|Hero||Hero is Leonato's daughter, Beatrice's cousin, and Claudio's love interest. She is mistakenly thought to be unchaste. Read More|
|Antonio||Antonio is Leonato's older brother and Hero's uncle.|
|Balthasar||Balthasar is Don Pedro's servant who dances with Margaret at the ball.|
|Borachio||Don John's friend Borachio comes up with the plan that ultimately separates Claudio and Hero.|
|Conrade||Conrade is Don John's friend.|
|Dogberry||Dogberry is Messina's dim-witted constable.|
|First watchman||The first watchman reports to Dogberry.|
|Friar Francis||The friar is supposed to marry Hero and Claudio. He has no doubt of Hero's innocence.|
|Margaret||Margaret, one of Hero's gentlewomen, is unknowingly part of the plot to break up Hero and Claudio.|
|Messenger||The messenger brings news of Don Pedro's imminent arrival.|
|Seacoal||George Seacoal, who reports to Dogberry, is the leader of the prince's watch.|
|Second watchman||The second watchman reports to Dogberry.|
|Sexton||The sexton, who takes care of the local church, takes notes during Dogberry's interrogation of Conrade and Borachio.|
|Ursula||Ursula is one of Hero's gentlewomen.|
|Verges||Verges is Dogberry's second-in-command.|