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Clavering, Archibald

Brother of Sir Hugh, and cousin of Harry, lazy and stupid in everything but subjects connected with horseracing. He tried to gain the hand of Lady Ongar after ascertaining that her money did not revert on a second marriage.

"He was not bad-looking, though his face was unprepossessing to a judge of character. He was slight and well made, about five feet nine in height, with light brown hair, which had already left the top of his head bald, with slight whiskers, and a well-formed moustache.... His eyebrows were light-coloured and very slight, and this was made more apparent by the skin above the eyes, which was loose and hung down over the outside corners of them, giving him a look of cunning which was disagreeable" - The Claverings.