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Newton, Ralph (not The Heir)

The illegitimate son of Squire Gregory Newton, and greatly beloved by him. The father’s sudden death prevented him from concluding the purchase of the reversion of the estate from Ralph, the heir. However, young Newton received a considerable fortune, and purchased a small place in Norfolk, to which he took Mary Bonner as his wife.

"He was tall ... and broad across the chest, and strong and active ...had been educated abroad ... German and French were the same to him as his native tongue" - Ralph the Heir