Baptista Minola

Taming Of the Shrew

Minola Baptista, One of the wealthiest men in Padua. His daughters became the prey of many suitors due to the substantial dowries he can offer. He is good natured, If a bit of superficial. He is absentmindedness in creases when Kate shows he abstinate nature, thus at the opening of the play, he is already desperate to find her a suitor, having decided that she must marry before Bianca does.