Richard Dauntless

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(Sullivan: Ruddigore). Ten. Foster-brother of Robin Oakapple, who he reveals to be Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd, true heir to the baronetcy and its accompanying curse. He would love to marry Rose, but cedes her to Robin and settles for one of the brides-maids. Created (1887) by Durward Lely.

Subjects: Opera.

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