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Roden, George

A clerk in the Post Office, and, despite their difference in the social scale, an intimate friend of Lord Hampstead. When Lady Frances Trafford engaged herself to him in the face of violent family objection, the friendship of the two men did not change, and when it was discovered that George was heir to the title of Duca di Crinola, all opposition ceased.

"He was certainly a handsome young man, and endowed with all outward gifts of manliness; easy in his gait ...with motions of his body naturally graceful but never studied, with his head erect, with a laugh in his eye, wellmade as to his bards and feet" - Marion Fay.