Mrs Louisa Lucy Bretton

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George Smith (1824—1901) publisher, businessman, and founder of the Dictionary of National Biography


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Lucy Snowe's godmother in Villette, a doctor's widow. Tall, handsome, cheerful, alert, sensible, vivacious brunette, she is modelled on George Smith's mother Elizabeth Smith. Sweet and kind when young, she ...

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

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