Heroes and Villains

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A

Adam Bell, Adam "The Leper", Alan-a-Dale, Allan Quartermain, Alexander Selkirk, Amelia Dyer, Andre-Louis Moreau, Angelica, Anne Bonny, René d'Aramis de Vannes "Aramis", Jack Dawkins "The Artful Dodger", Arthur a Bland, Astolfo, Athos , Atlantes ,

B

Balian of Ibelin, Bartholomew Roberts, Elizabeth Báthory, Beauty and the Beast, Ben Gunn, Jeremy Bentham, Bevis of Hampton, Billy Bones, The Bishop of Hereford, Edward Teach "Blackbeard", Blind Pew, Conomor Domnonée "Bluebeard", Bradamante, Brunello, Burke and Hare,

C

Calico Jack Rackham, Captain Blood, Captain Charles Vane, Captain Flint, Captain Edward "Ned" Low, Captain George Lowther, Captain Nemo, Captain Alexander Smollett, Cardinal Richelieu, Charlemagne, Louis Dominique Bourguignon "Cartouche", Charles de Batz-Castelmore d'Artagnan, Cinderella, Claude Duval, Comte de Rochefort, Ichabod Crane,

Cosette (formally Euphrasie, also known as "the Lark", Mademoiselle Lanoire, Ursula)

Young Cosette sweeping: 1886 engraving for Victor Hugo's Les Miserables. French illustrator Émile Bayard drew the sketch of Cosette for the first edition, and this engraving was prepared for an 1886 edition.

The illegitimate daughter of Fantine and Tholomyès. From approximately the age of three to the age of eight, she is beaten and forced to work as a drudge for the Thénardiers.

Description: adult Cosette looking in the mirror Date 1887 Source Les miserables, Pierre-Georges Jeanniot illustrated edition, 1887

After her mother Fantine dies, Valjean ransoms Cosette from the Thénardiers and cares for her as if she were his daughter. Nuns in a Paris convent educate her. She grows up to become very beautiful. She falls in love with Marius Pontmercy.

D

Damaris Page , David of Doncaster, Detective Frederick Abberline, Dorian Gray, Doctor John Dolittle, Doctor Johann Georg Faust, Doctor Victor Frankenstein, Doctor Fu Manchu, Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Doctor Livesey,

E

Eadric the Wild, Ebenezer Scrooge, Esmeralda, Eustace Folville, Elizabeth "Old Mother" Cresswell, Claude Frollo, ,

Enjolras“The Chief”

Description: Reunião dos Amigos do ABC. Date 25 July 2011 Les Misérables, livro Author Frederic Lix (1830–1897)

The leader of the Friends of the ABC in the Paris uprising. Passionately committed to republican principles and the idea of progress.

Youthful, handsome, and charming, though “capable of being terrible”. A “priest of the ideal”, Enjolras is devoted to the revolution and his republican ideals.

He is a skilled combatant during the June Rebellion, facing a battalion of the National Guard alone, but he sustains no wounds or injuries.

Éponine Thénardier(the Jondrette girl)

Éponine entrega a carta a Marius, Source Les Misérables, Fortuné Méaulle (1844–1901)

The Thénardiers' elder daughter. As a child, she is pampered and spoiled by her parents, but ends up a street urchin when she reaches adolescence. She participates in her father's crimes and begging schemes to obtain money. She is blindly in love with Marius. At Marius' request, she finds Valjean and Cosette's house for him and sadly leads him there.

She also prevents her father, Patron-Minette, and Brujon from robbing the house during one of Marius' visits there to see Cosette. After disguising herself as a boy, she manipulates Marius into going to the barricades, hoping that she and Marius will die there together.

F

Joannes Frollo "jolly", Mary Frith "Moll Cutpurse", Francis Drake, François l'Ollonais, Francesca da Rimini, Friar Tuck, ,

Fantine

A beautiful Parisian grisette abandoned with a small child by her lover Félix Tholomyès.

Fantine leaves her daughter Cosette in the care of the Thénardiers, innkeepers in the village of Montfermeil. Mme. Thénardier spoils her own daughters and abuses Cosette.

Fantine finds work at Monsieur Madeleine's factory. Illiterate, she has others write letters to the Thénardiers on her behalf. A female supervisor discovers that she is an unwed mother and dismisses her.

To meet the Thénardiers' repeated demands for money, she sells her hair and two front teeth, and turns to prostitution. She becomes ill.

Valjean learns of her plight when Javert arrests her for attacking a man who called her insulting names and threw snow down her back, and sends her to a hospital.

As Javert confronts Valjean in her hospital room, because her illness has made her so weak, she dies of shock after Javert reveals that Valjean is a convict and hasn't brought her daughter Cosette to her (after the doctor encouraged that incorrect belief that Jean Valjean's recent absence was because he was bringing her daughter to her).

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Judge George Jeffreys "The Hanging Judge", Gilbert Whitehand, Lady Godiva, Guy of Gisbourne, François Grimaldi ("the Cunning"), Doctor Hawley Griffin "The Invisible Man", Pierre Gringoire,

Gavroche Thénardier

The unloved middle child and eldest son of the Thénardiers. He lives on his own as a street urchin and sleeps inside an elephant statue outside the Bastille. He briefly takes care of his two younger brothers, unaware they are related to him. A fearless boy who takes part in the barricades.

Gilles Garnier (The Hermit of Bonnot, The Werewolf of Dôle)

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Hansel and Gretel (Hag Hunters), Henry Every, Henry Strangways , Hereward the Wake, King Herla, Hernan Cortes, Hiawatha, Benjamin Hornigold, Huckleberry Finn,

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Igor the "Heretic", Ikey "The Fagin" Solomon , Ileana Cosânzeana, Israel Hands, Ivan IV Vasilyevich "Ivan the Terrible", , ,

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Jacob Marley, Jenny Diver, John Carter , Jonathan Wild "The Thief Taker General", Jack the Ripper, Jean Laffite, John, King of England, Long John Silver, Lady Katherine Ferrers "The Wicked Lady",

Jean Valjean (also known as Monsieur Madeleine, Ultime Fauchelevent, Monsieur Leblanc, and Urbain Fabre)

Jean Valjean, monsieur Madeleine, Les Miserables, novel, Gustave Brion (1824–1877)

Convicted for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his sister's seven starving children and sent to prison for five years, he is paroled from prison nineteen years later (after four unsuccessful escape attempts added twelve years and fighting back during the second escape attempt added two extra years)

. Rejected by society for being a former convict, he encounters Bishop Myriel, who turns his life around by showing him mercy and encouraging him to become a new man.

While sitting and pondering what Bishop Myriel had said, he puts his shoe on a forty-sou piece dropped by a young wanderer. Valjean threatens the boy with his stick when the boy attempts to rouse Valjean from his reverie and recover his money. He tells a passing priest his name, and the name of the boy, and this allows the police to charge him with armed robbery – a sentence that, if he were caught again, would return him to prison for life.

He assumes a new identity (Monsieur Madeleine) in order to pursue an honest life. He introduces new manufacturing techniques and eventually builds two factories and becomes one of the richest men in the area. By popular acclaim he is made mayor.

He confronts Javert over Fantine's punishment, turns himself in to the police to save another man from prison for life, and rescues Cosette from the Thénardiers.

Discovered by Javert in Paris because of his generosity to the poor, he evades capture for the next several years in a convent. He saves Marius from imprisonment and probable death at the barricade.

Javert

Javert from original publication of Les Misérables (1862). Gustave Brion (1824-1877)

A fanatic police inspector in pursuit to recapture Valjean. Born in the prisons to a convict father and a fortune teller mother, he renounces both of them and starts working as a guard in the prison, including one stint as the overseer for the chain gang of which Valjean is part (and here witnesses firsthand Valjean's enormous strength and just what he looks like).

Eventually he joins the police force in the small town. He arrests Fantine and butts heads with Valjean/Madeleine, who orders him to release Fantine. Valjean dismisses Javert in front of his squad and Javert, seeking revenge, reports to the Police Inspector that he has discovered Jean Valjean.

He is told that he must be incorrect, as a man mistakenly believed to be Jean Valjean was just arrested. He requests of M. Madeline that he be dismissed in disgrace, for he cannot be less harsh on himself than on others.

When the real Jean Valjean turns himself in, Javert is promoted to the Paris police force where he arrests Valjean and sends him back to prison. After Valjean escapes again, Javert attempts one more arrest in vain. He then almost recaptures Valjean at Gorbeau house when he arrests the Thénardiers and Patron-Minette.

Later, while working undercover behind the barricade, his identity is discovered. Valjean pretends to execute Javert, but releases him.

L

Lawrence Talbot "The Wolf Man", Leonora Dori, Little John, Lorenzo de' Medici "the Magnificent", , ,

M

Maid Marian, Marfisa, Marie de Médicis, Mary Frances Jeffries, Mary Poppins, Mary Read, Matthew Hopkins, Milady de Winter, Henry Morgan, Much the Miller's Son, Muma Padurii,

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Ned Kelly

P

Niccolò Paganini (The Devil’s Violinist)

Niccolò Paganini is an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He is the worlds most celebrated violin virtuoso and serves as an inspiration for many prominent composers.

Paracelsus, Captain Phoebus de Chateaupers, Pied Piper of Hamelin, Pocahontas, Porthos, Prester John, Professor James Moriarty,

Marius Pontmercy

Marius sees Cosette for the fist time Source Les Miserables, Gustave Brion (1824–1877)

A young law student loosely associated with the Friends of the ABC. He shares the political principles of his father and has a tempestuous relationship with his royalist grandfather, Monsieur Gillenormand. He falls in love with Cosette and fights on the barricades when he believes Valjean has taken her to London.

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Quasimodo

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Raymond III of Tripoli, Little Red Riding Hood (Werewolf Hunter), Richard at the Lee, Squire Richard Cabell ("Dirty Dick") , Robert the Devil, Robin Hood, Roland/Orlando, Rosa Coote, Rostam, Ruggiero, ,

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Samuel Bellamy "Black Sam", Sarah Rachel Russell "Madame Rachel" , , Scheherazade, Sheriff of Nottingham, Sherlock Holmes, Elizabeth Shirland, Sibylla of Jerusalem, John "Sixteen String Jack" Rann, Sleeping Beauty, Stede Bonnet, Sawney Bean,

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Tarzan, Timothy "Tiny Tim"Cratchit,

Monsieur Thénardier and Madame Thénardier (also known as the Jondrettes, M. Fabantou, M. Thénard.

Os Thénardiers Author Gustave Brion (1824–1877)

Husband and wife, parents of five children: two daughters, Éponine and Azelma, and three sons, Gavroche and two unnamed younger sons. As innkeepers, they abuse Cosette as a child and extract payment from Fantine for her support, until Valjean takes Cosette away. They become bankrupt and relocate under the name Jondrette to a house in Paris called the Gorbeau house, living in the room next to Marius. The husband associates with a criminal group called "the Patron-Minette", and conspires to rob Valjean until he is thwarted by Marius. Javert arrests the couple. The wife dies in prison. Her husband attempts to blackmail Marius with his knowledge of Valjean's past, but Marius pays him to leave the country. He becomes a slave trader in the United States.

Tomás de Torquemada, Clopin Trouillefou, King of the Court of Miracles, Richard "Dick" Turpin, Tweedledum and Tweedledee,

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Wilfred of Ivanhoe, William Jackson, William Kidd, William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke, William Tell, Will Scarlet, William Plunkett,

V

Van Helsing

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