Annotated list of all appearances and all mentions



Minutes after Juliet has met and fallen in love with Romeo, she tries to discover his name; when she asks the Nurse who is going out of the door, the Nurse replies, "Marry, that, I think, be young Petruchio" (1.5.131.), but of course Juliet means the person just behind Petruchio: Romeo. [Scene Summary]

In the scene in which Tybalt kills Mercutio a stage direction reads: "Enter TYBALT, PETRUCHIO, and others" (3.1.35, s.d.). Petruchio has no lines and there seems to be no particular reason for his name to appear as one of Tybalt's gang. [Scene Summary]