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Grantly, Samuel

The third son of the Archdeacon. After a brief appearance in The Warden and Barchester Towers, no further mention of him is made. In The Last Chronicle of Barset the Archdeacon speaks of his “two” sons.

"...dear little Soapy, as he was familiarly called, was as engaging a child as ever fond mother petted. He was soft and gentle in his manners, and attractive in his speech; the tone of his voice was melody, and every action was a grace; unlike his brothers he was courteous to all, he was affable to the lowly, and meek even to the very scullery maid. He was a boy of great promise, minding his books and delighting the hearts of his masters" - The Warden