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Hotspur, Emily

Having fallen in love with her scapegrace cousin George Hotspur, she refused to believe the proofs of his villainy and remained faithful to him until her death. Heroine of Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite.

"...very like her Father ... the same arch in her eyebrows ...the same wellformed nose ...the same short lip, and small mouth, and delicate dimpled chin. ... Her hair, which was very plentiful, was light in colour, but by no means flaxen. Her complexion was as clear as the finest porcelain; but there were ever roses in her cheeks, for she was strong by nature, and her health was perfect. She was somewhat short of stature ... and her feet and hands and cars were small and delicate" - Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite.