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Grantly, Charles James

The eldest son of the Archdeacon, described in his youth as “…,in exact and careful boy; he never committed himself; he well knew how much was expected from the eldest son of the Archdeacon of Barchester, and was therefore mindful not to mix too freely with other boys. He had not the great talents of his younger brothers, but he exceeded them in judgment and propriety of demeanour” – The Warden

In his middle age, again described as “…a busy, stirring, eloquent London preacher, who got churches built, and was heard of far and wide as a rising man, who had married a certain Lady Anne, and who was already mentioned as a candidate for high places” – The Last Chronicle of Barset