Romeo and Juliet: Minor Characters

Friar Laurence Franciscan priest who secretly marries Romeo and Juliet.
Mercutio A kinsman to the Prince, also Romeo’s friend.
Count Paris A kinsman of the Prince who wants to marry Juliet.
Prince Escalus Ruler of Verona.
Friar John A Franciscan friar charged by Friar Laurence with taking the news of Juliet’s false death to Romeo in Mantua. Friar John is held up in a quarantined house, and the message never reaches Romeo.