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The worthless younger brother of Claude Frollo. Orphaned at a young age, he is raised by Claude, who spoils him miserably. As an adult, he becomes friends with the gypsies in the Court of Miracles and amounts to nothing. Throughout the novel, he comes to Claude Frollo, begging for money.
An actor who performs the part of Jupiter in the failed mystery play composed by Pierre Gringoire.
A shrewd Flemish diplomat and Councilor of the City of Ghent.
A hosier from Ghent who becomes popular among the crowd when he suggests a new method for electing the Pope of Fools.
A beggar who turns out to be the ruler of the troop of gypsies. He calls himself the King of Thunes and supreme ruler of the realm of Slang.
The King’s royal physician. He takes advantage of King Louis XI by treating "illnesses" in exchange for power and money.
The King’s disguise when he visits Claude Frollo.
The Provost of Paris, who erroneously claims that he is devoted to the cause of law and justice.
A deaf auditor of Paris.
Paquette la Chantfleurie (Sister Gudule)
An unfortunate French girl whose baby girl is stolen by the Egyptian gypsies and replaced with the deformed Quasimodo. Paquette takes shelter in Rolande's Tower and comes to be known as Sister Gudule. It is eventually revealed that she is La Esmeralda’s mother.
Damoiselle Fleur de Lys
A wealthy French girl who eventually marries Captain Phoebus.
Master Jacques Charmolue
The King’s proctor.
The King’s assistant.
The commander of the King’s army. He arrests La Esmeralda in the end and carries her to her death.