List of Characters in Pride and Prejudice

List of Characters in Pride and Prejudice

Below is a list of the major characters included in the novel Pride and Prejudice.  See complete list of all characters including descriptions and analysis, on my Characters Resource Page.

Elizabeth Bennet—protagonist, the second of five daughters; pragmatic and independent; her father’s favorite

Miss Jane Bennet—Elizabeth’s older sister; wants to see the best in everyone;

Mary Bennett—the plain, bookish middle sister

Miss Catherine (Kitty) Bennett—easily led and shallow fourth daughter

Lydia Bennet—the youngest sister, flirty and undisciplined

Mr. Bennet—their father, cynical and permissive

Mrs. Bennet—their mother, whose main goal is to find husbands for her daughters

Charlotte Lucas—Elizabeth’s best friend

Sir William and Mrs. Lucas—The Bennets’ neighbors

Mr. Collins—the Bennet girls’ overbearing cousin, a priggish clergyman who stands to inherit Longbourn, the Bennets’ entailed estate

The Gardiners—Mrs. Bennet’s brother and sister-in-law who live in London

George Wickham—an attractive militia officer stationed near the Bennets

Mr. Charles Bingley—unmarried, wealthy young man who has leased nearby Netherfield

Miss Caroline Bingley—Mr. Bingley’s sister

Mrs. Hurst—Bingley’s married sister

Mr. Hurst—Bingley’s brother-in-law

Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy—Bingley’s prideful, wealthy friend

Miss Darcy—Darcy’s sister

Col. Fitzwilliam—a relation of Darcy whose status as second son leaves him with little wealth

Lady Catherine de Bourgh—a condescending wealthy snob; patron of Collins; aunt of Darcy

See complete list of all characters including descriptions and analysis, on my Characters Resource Page.

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