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Palliser, Adelaide

A distant relative of Plantagenet Palliser, a member of the least well-endowed branch of the family, who was a great friend of Violet Effingham. She was in love with Gerard Maule, as poor as herself, and was befriended by Mme. Max Goesier, who arranged that a large legacy left to her by the old Duke should he made over to Adelaide, thus allowing the young people to marry.

"...a tall, fair girl, exquisitely made, and carrying always a warranty of her birth in her appearance ..." - Phineas Redux