A Series of Plays in which it is attempted to delineate The Stronger Passions of the Mind, Volume One/Count Basil
PERSONS OF THE DRAMA.
Count Basil, a General in the Emperour’s service.
Count Rosinberg, his Friend.
Duke of Mantua.
Gauriceio, his Minister.
Frederick, } Two Officers of Basil’s Troops.
Geoffry, an old Soldier, very much maimed in the Wars.
Mirando, a little Boy, favourite to Victoria.
Victoria, Daughter to the Duke of Mantua.
Countess of Albini, Friend and Governess to Victoria.
Isabella, a Lady attending upon Victoria.
Officers, Soldiers, and Attendants, Masks, Dancers, &c.
***The Scene is in Mantua, and its environs. Time supposed to be in the Sixteenth Century, when Charles the Fifth defeated Francis the First, at the Battle of Pavia.