Mrs. Beaufort is married to Julius Beaufort. People would look down on her for this, but she was born into a prestigious family, and this heritage bolsters her in society no matter what her husband does. When Mr. Beaufort’s bank collapses, she insists on standing by him, which many people think is foolish. Ellen, however, sympathizes with her and shows her great kindness.
The timeline below shows where the character Mrs. Regina Beaufort appears in The Age of Innocence. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...as she received them, which makes her look very improper. Mrs. Archer expresses pity for Mrs. Beaufort , because there are rumors that Beaufort is heading for financial ruin. People don’t really... (full context)
...say that Beaufort has successfully called on influential people, and everyone is relieved to see Mrs. Beaufort at the opera with a new necklace. They’re all aware that Beaufort will have to... (full context)
...seems Mrs. Mingott will be all right. Mrs. Welland tells him that the previous night, Mrs. Beaufort came to see Mrs. Mingott. They were closeted together for an hour, and when Mrs.... (full context)
...would never have asked the family to hide their dishonor. Opinion has turned decidedly against Mrs. Beaufort . Archer believes unquestioningly in financial honesty. He feels more sorry for Mrs. Beaufort than... (full context)
...and many of its clients were of the upper class. People begin to turn against Mrs. Beaufort even more than against her husband, as she tries to convince everyone that misfortunes are... (full context)
...Everyone accepted her as charming and accomplished, and no one cared about her origins. After Mrs. Beaufort died, Mr. Beaufort had married Fanny Ring and traveled all around the world. When they... (full context)