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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.
A C T I.
Enter the Tribunes and Senators aloft, as in the Senate.
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.
- 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
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,