- King Edward - the focus of the episode
- Queen Edith - Edward's spouse. A bit too loyal to her father...
- Count Baldwin - The Count of Flanders and a nuisance
- King Henri - The King of France, protector of William of Normandy and brother-in-law of Baldwin.
- Emperor Heinrich III - The Holy Roman Emperor and ally of Edward's
- Swein Godwinson - Godwine's eldest son. Very much a nuisance
- Robert of Jumieges - A hated Norman Abbot, advisor to Edward
- Earl Godwine - Your steriotypical overmighty vassal
- Osgod Clapa - A Viking land owner in England, exiled by Edward