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Lovelace, The Rev. Henry

Dean of Brotherton Cathedral, and father of Mary. His ambition for his daughter was the basis of his challenge to the legitimacy of the son of the Marquis of Brotherton.

"...a man of very humble origin, with none of what we commonly call Church interest, with nothing to recommend him but a handsome person, moderate education, and a quick intellect, he had married a lady with a considerable fortune, whose family had bought for him a living. Here he preached himself into fame" - Is He Popenjoy?