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SATURNIN us, Son to the late Emperor of Rome, and afterwards declared Emperor himself.

Bassianus, Brother to Saturninus, in love with Lavinia.

Titus Andronicus, a noble Roman, General against the Goths.

Marcus Andronicus, Tribune of the people, and brother to Titus.





1 oung Lucius, a Boy, Son to Lucius.

Publius, Son to Marcus the Tribune, and Nephew to Titus Andronicus.



Chiron, } Sons to Tamora.


Aaron, a Moor, beloved by Tamora.

Captain, from Titus’s Camp.

AEmilius, a Messenger.

Goths, and Romans.


Sons to Titus Andronicus.

Tamora, Queen of the Goths, and afterwards married to Saturninus.

Lavinia, Daughter to Titus Andronicus.

Nurse, with a Black-a-moor Child.

Senators, judges, Officers, Soldiers, and other Attendants. S C E N E, Rome; and the Country near it.

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A C T I.
S C E N E, before the Capitol in Rome.

Enter the Tribunes and Senators aloft, as in the Senate.
Enter Saturninus and his followers, at one door; and
Bassianus and his followers, at the other, with Drum.
and Colours.

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tion of the empire, I mean, to Byzantium. And yet the scene of our play is laid at Rome, and Saturninus is cle&ted to the empire at the Capitol.


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- Enter a Captain. Cap. Romans, make way: the good Andronicus, Patron of virtue, Rome's best champion, Successful in the battles that he fights, With honour and with fortune is return’d, From

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Sound drums and trumpets, and them enter Mutius and Marcus: after them, two men bearing a coffin covered with black; then Quintus and Lucius. After them, Titus Andronicus; and then Tamora, the Queen of Goths, Alarbus, Chiron, and Demetrius, with Aaron the Moor, prisoners ; Soldiers, and other Attendants. They Jet down the coffin, and Titus speaks,

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