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Furnival, Thomas

A London barrister, and MP for the Essex Marshes. He was a sincere friend of Lady Mason, and appeared for her in both trials.

"He was nearly six feet high, and stood forth prominently, with square, broad shoulders, and a large body. His head also was large; his forehead was high, and marked strongly by signs of intellect; his nose was long and straight, his eyes were very grey, and capable to an extraordinary degree both of direct severity and of concealed sarcasm" - Orley Farm.