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Germain, Lady Sarah

The eldest and most intelligent of the three spinster sisters of the Marquis of Brotherton, and the only one of the family with courage to oppose him.

"She knew every poor woman on the estate, and had a finger in the making of almost every petticoat worn.... She was doctor and surgeon to the poor people.... But she was harsh looking, had a harsh voice, and was dictatorial" - Is He Popenjoy?.