Charles VI, King of France - He senses that the English forces are mightier than his son, the Dauphin, thinks yet cannot impress this on his son. At the end of the play, he delivers a speech that hopes for prosperity and peace with England through the son that his daughter Kate will provide for King Henry.
Lewis, the Dauphin of France - the son of the king. He is a braggart before the fight and assumes the English will be weak and unorganized. He insults King Henry by sending him a basket of tennis balls, a reference to King Henry's frivolous youth. Ironically, he proves to be of little use in the battle itself.
Isabel-the Queen of France who supports the union of Katharine and Henry.
Katharine - daughter to Charles VI, and given to Henry V in marriage by the stipulations of the peace accord. She is best remembered for her picturesque broken English. In the third Act she is introduced as being only fourteen yet already realizing she may be wed to Henry.
The Duke of Gloucester and The Duke of Bedford - younger brothers of Henry V, who are members of his council and fellow warriors at Agincourt.
The Duke of Exeter - Henry V's uncle and adviser to the throne. He acts as both a statesman and a warrior.
The Duke of York - Henry's cousin, also an adviser, he ends up dead in the battle of Agincourt.
The Earl of Salisbury, The Earl of Westmorel and The Earl of Warwick - counselors to the King. Each are given no more than a brief speech or a few lines in the play.
The Archbishop of Canterbury and The Bishop of Ely - high church dignitaries who support Henry's French adventure in acquiring French territory which will provide more money for the church.
The Earl of Cambridge, Lord Scroop of Masham and Sir Thomas Gray of Northumberland - the three lords who plot with the French against Henry V and are found guilty of treason and executed.
Sir Thomas Erpingham - an old knight.
Gower - an English officer who is a friend of Fluellen's and often discusses with him who is and is not a reputable person.
Fluellen - a brave Welshman who is a great supporter of the King's venture into France and a moralizing character. He tries to show off his knowledge of the classes but ends up getting his references wrong or confused. He is hot-blooded and argumentative and provides humor in the bloody battle scenes.
Macmorris - a fiery Irishman whom Fluellen offends.
Jamy - A Scotsman of few words, he performs valiantly in the battlefield against the French.
John Bates and Alexander Cour - soldiers in Henry V's army who Henry speaks to the night before the battle of Agincourt. They are representative of the common soldier and present views that are of differing opinions on the role of the king.
Michael Williams - A soldier who argues with the King over the role of the king and his right to wage war. Henry meets him the night he walks around the camp disguised as a commoner to talk to his men on the eve before Agincourt. Williams challenges the masked king to a duel if they both survive the battle the next day and they exchange gloves.
Pistol, Nym, Bardolph - old cronies of Sir John Falstaff. They are keen to gain from the French war and contribute to the comic relief. Pistol is the only one who survives the war while Nym and Bardolph are both hanged for crimes committed during the war against the French.
Boy - an upstanding young man who tries to separate himself from the rowdy antics of Falstaff's crowd. He refuses to comply with the unscrupulous tactics of Falstaff's crowd and makes very astute character judgments. He is killed when the French raid the supply tents of the English at Agincourt.
Montjoy, a herald - He is the go-between in the various ultimatumssent between the French and the English. In the end, he is humbled by the French defeat at Agincourt and asks permission for the French to bury their dead.
The Duke of Burgundy - he delivers a moving speech after the five-year war with France on the brutual and inhumane degradation of France after years of war.
The Duke of Orleans and The Duke of Bourbon - members of Charles's council and courtiers. They deride the English army and make light of the oncoming battle with them.
The Constable of France - he is responsible for the defense of France.
Rambures and Grandpre - two French lords.
The Governor of Harfleur - he is the Governor of the town besieged by the English.
Alice - Katharine's attendant who attempts to teach Katharine English despite her own misunderstanding of the language.
Hostess (Mistress Quickly) - she keeps a tavern in Eastcheap, much frequented by Nym and his pals. She is married to Pistol when he goes off to war and ends up dead from syphilis before he returns to England. She is notorious for her misuse of words.
Lords, Ladies, Officers, Citizens, Soldiers, Messengers and Attendants.