Entrepreneur of a dog-fighting ring in Seven Dials.
Courtesan, dear friend of Clorinda and a noted gamester. Falls into epistolary mathematickal flirtation with a clergyman.
A girl at Bess and Meg Ferraby’s dancing-class spreading vulgar gossip.
Elder son of Meg and Sebastian Knowles.
A naval officer who has had a distinguished and gallant career. A very great favourite of Clorinda’s.
Uncle of Hector and Phoebe, former jockey (rode for Captain Penkarding) known as the Sable Centaur, now working as groom, horse-doctor and coachman.