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De Baron, Capt. Jack

Cousin of Adelaide Houghton, and an admiring and devoted friend to Lady Mary Germain. An impecunious young guardsman, much sought-after in society, in particular by Augusta Mildmay, who eventually captured him.

"He was about the middle height, lighthaired, broad-shouldered, with a pleasant smiling mouth, and well-formed nose; but above all, he had about him that pleasure-loving look, that appearance of taking things jauntily, and of enjoying life." - Is He Popenjoy?