MASKWELL, a villain; pretended friend to Mellefont, gallant to Lady Touchwood, and
in love with Cynthia,--Mr. Betterton
LORD TOUCHWOOD, uncle to Mellefont,--Mr. Kynaston
MELLEFONT, promised to, and in love with Cynthia,--Mr. Williams
CARELESS, his friend,--Mr. Verbruggen
LORD FROTH, a solemn coxcomb,--Mr. Bowman
BRISK, a pert coxcomb,--Mr. Powell
SIR PAUL PLYANT, an uxorious, foolish old knight; brother to Lady Touchwood, and
father to Cynthia,--Mr. Dogget
LADY TOUCHWOOD, in love with Mellefont,--Mrs. Barry
CYNTHIA, daughter to Sir Paul by a former wife, promised to Mellefont,--Mrs.
LADY FROTH, a great coquette; pretender to poetry, wit, and learning,--Mrs. Mountfort
LADY PLYANT, insolent to her husband, and easy to any pretender,-- Mrs. Leigh
CHAPLAIN, BOY, FOOTMEN, AND ATTENDANTS.
THE SCENE: A gallery in the Lord Touchwood's house, with chambers adjoining.