Titus Andronicus



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Role Summary
AaronAaron is an evil moorish character in Titus Andronicus. He incites most of the other evil characters to do violence against the house of Andronicus.
AemiliusAemilius is Roman nobleman who acts as ambassador between Saturninus and Lucius in Titus Andronicus.
All (23)
All the Goths
BassianusBassianus is the younger brother of Saturninus, and is betrothed to Lavinia, in Titus Andronicus. Chiron and Demetrius murder him, laying the blame on Martius and Quintus.
Captain (6)
ChironChiron and Demetrius, are two sons of Tamora in Titus Andronicus. They rape and mutilate Lavinia, and are eventually killed and cooked by Titus, who serves them to Tamora to eat.
Clown (1)The Clown delivers some pigeons, and letters from Titus Andronicus, to Saturninus. He is hanged for his pains.
Demetrius (3)Demetrius and Chiron, are two sons of Tamora in Titus Andronicus. They rape and mutilate Lavinia, and are eventually killed and cooked by Titus, who serves them to Tamora to eat.
First Goth
LaviniaLavinia is the daughter of Titus in Titus Andronicus. She is raped by Chiron and Demetrius, her tongue is cut out and her hands cut off.
Lucius (2)Lucius is the son of Titus in Titus Andronicus. He ends the play as Emperor of Rome, following the death of most major characters.
Marcus AndronicusMarcus Andronicus is the brother of Titus Andronicus.
MartiusMartius and Quintus, two sons of the title character in Titus Andronicus, have the same story: returning from the wars they sacrifice one of Tamora's sons. They defy their father over Saturninus' claim to the hand of Lavinia. They are framed and executed for Bassianus' murder.
Messenger (23)A messenger delivers the heads of Quintus and Martius, and Titus' own severed hand, to Titus Andronicus.
MutiusMutius, son of the protagonist, tries to prevent his father from pursuing Lavinia and Bassianus, but is killed by his father in Titus Andronicus.
Nurse (2)The Nurse helps to deliver Aaron's son to Tamora, in Titus Andronicus. Aaron murders her.
Publius (2)
QuintusQuintus and Martius, two sons of Titus Andronicus, have the same story: returning from the wars they sacrifice one of Tamora's sons. They defy their father over Saturninus' claim to the hand of Lavinia. They are framed and executed for Bassianus' murder.
SaturninusSaturninus becomes emperor of Rome, and marries Tamora, in Titus Andronicus.
Second Goth
TamoraTamora is the evil queen of the Goths who marries Saturninus in Titus Andronicus.
Third Goth
Titus Andronicus (character)Titus Andronicus is the central character of Titus Andronicus. Broken and sent mad by Tamora and her followers, he eventually exacts his revenge by killing her sons, and cooking them for her to eat.
Tribunes
Young LuciusYoung Lucius, son of Lucius in Titus Andronicus, and usually cast as a child, plays a part in exposing his aunt's rapists.


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