Study Guide

The Duchess of Malfi Characters

By John Webster

The Duchess

The Duchess. She's, well, the Duchess. Probably the most important thing to know about the...

Antonio

Antonio is the Duchess's secret hubby-cum-baby-daddy, doomed both by social stigma and the...

Bosola

Malcontent, super-spy, social critic, avenger (no, sadly, not that kind). While Bosola's not high...

Ferdinand

If Ferdinand had a Facebook page, his Basic Info section would probably read something like...

The Cardinal

We first see the Cardinal as he walks in with his siblings, and boy has Antonio got some choice...

Cariola

Poor Cariola. She's really between a rock and a hard place. Cariola is the Duchess's maid and one...

Delio

Delio is Antonio's steadfast BFF, and has the distinction of being the only semi-major character...

Julia

Julia is the wife of the aging courtier Castruchio and the mistress of the Cardinal. With regards...

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