Study Guide

A Man for All Seasons Characters

By Robert Bolt

Sir Thomas More

Poor old Thomas More never had a chance. He rose the ranks of the British aristocracy not from...

Common Man

Common Man might be the most difficult character to discuss in the entirety of A Man for All...

Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell is so nasty that we're pretty sure that he's Martin Shkreli's ancestor. He's so...

Duke of Norfolk

Unlike Thomas More, the Duke of Norfolk isn't a man of the mind—he's all brawn, all the...

King Henry VIII

Although the plot of A Man for All Seasons revolves around King Henry VIII and his indecisive...

Margaret More

At times, Thomas More acts way more affectionate with his daughter Margaret than with his wife...

Alice More

While it's easy to miss out on Alice More's importance in A Man for All Seasons, this lioness of...

Richard Rich

Richard Rich is the secret linchpin of A Man for All Seasons. Cromwell might be the one leading...

William Roper

It's not unusual for dads to dislike the dudes who date their daughters, but More's relationship...

Chapuys

Chapuys is such a little weasel. Although he pretends to be sticking up for More due to their...