The younger brother of Godfrey who is incredibly malicious and abusive to his older brother, using Godfrey’s secret marriage to blackmail him, knowing full well that his father finding out would disown him. He has a near-infinite ability to reach lower rungs of depravity, stealing Silas’ hoard that he spent years amassing.
‘a spiteful jeering fellow, who seemed to enjoy his drink the more when other people went dry’
‘was without that presence of the wife and mother which is the fountain of wholesome love and fear in parlour and kitchen’
‘delight in lying’