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St. Bungay, Duchess of

An aunt of Lady Laura Standish, so convinced of her own importance that she bitterly resented those who did not bow down to her, and embarrassed her distinguished husband with constant complaints of fancied slights.

Briefly in Can You Forgive Her?; and as a patroness of the Negro Soldiers’ Orphan Bazaar, in Miss MacKenzie

"The Duchess was a woman of about forty, but with no meaning in her beauty, carrying a good fixed colour in her face, which did not look like paint, but which probably had received some little assistance from art. She was a well-built, sizeable woman, with good proportions and fine health, - but a fool" - Can You Forgive Her?