The Wars

The Wars


Timothy Findley

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The aristocratic owner of St. Aubyn’s abbey in London. He is the husband of Lady Emmeline d’Orsey and the father of Juliet, Barbara, Clive, Michael, and Temple d’Orsey. The Marquis is a miserable man who loathes his family and is unfaithful to his wife. At the urging of Lady Emmeline, he agrees to have St. Aubyn’s converted into a convalescence hospital during World War I.
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The Marquis of St. Aubyn’s Character Timeline in The Wars

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Part 2, Chapter 11
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...d’Orsey (now in her seventies), still remembers Robert vividly. She is the fourth of the Marquis and Marchioness of St. Aubyn’s five children and the sole survivor of the family, still... (full context)
Part 4
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Honor, Duty, and Heroism Theme Icon abbey called St. Aubyn’s in the idyllic English village of Stourbridge. Juliet’s father, the Marquis of St. Aubyn’s, despises his family and reluctantly allows his wife, Lady Emmeline, to convert... (full context)