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Grey, John, Mr

Alice Vavassor’s successful suitor. Through Alice he came to know Plantagenet Palliser, and represented the Duke of Omnium’s pocket borough of Silverbridge in Parliament, until he was sent on an important diplomatic mission to Persia.

"A man of high character, of good though moderate means; he was, too, well educated, of good birth, a gentleman, and a man of talent ...He was tall and very handsome, with brown hair, and bright blue eyes, and a mouth like a god." - Can You Forgive Her?