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Scott, Mrs. Valentine

The widow of Jonathan Golightly, and mother of Clementina.

"...a very pushing woman ...who had in her day encountered, with much patience, a good deal of snubbing, and who had had to he thankful when she was patronized, now felt that her day for being a great lady had come, and that it behoved her to patronize others. She tried her hand upon Gertrude [Tudor] and found the practice so congenial to her spirits, so pleasantly stimulating, so well adapted to afford a gratifying compensation for her former humility, that she continued to give up a good deal of her time to No. 5, Albany Row, Westbourne Terrace ... [the] house in which the Tudors resided" - The Three Clerks