Beautiful Emilie Le Breton, parson's daughter on the Isle of Jersey, is only 15 years old and a tomboy. Lillie's mother arranges a brief London visit to show Lillie a Season, but she is too shy and innocent to enjoy it. She falls in love with a local fisherman but her father forbids her to see him again. Determined to marry a wealthy man, she encourages Edward Langtry to court her. Written by
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The character of Charles Longley was referred to as the son of the Archbishop of Canterbury. At the time of the story, which would have been approximately 1868, when Lillie was 15 years old, the Archbishop of Canterbury was actually Charles Thomas Longley (28 July 1794 - 27 October 1868), dying that year. See more