Book Companion Logo  THE DARWIN AFFAIR
Characters By Chapter
Remy Hale
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   London December 1859
 Prince Albert Prince Consort of the United Kingdom.
 Queen Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom.
 Charles RobertDarwinEnglish naturalist, known for contributions to evolution.
   Part l
1  June 1860
 Charles F.FieldChief Detective and Inspector. Aka: Mr. Bucket.
 SteviePatchenPickpocket and occasional purveyor.
 JosiahKilbertPolice Constable.
 SamLlewellynPolice Constable.
 CharlesDickensEnglish writer and social critic.
 Willie Witness.
 Cook Kitchen maid.
 TomGintyButcher's apprentice.
 JakeFiggesTom Ginty's master.
2RichardMayneCommissioner. Member of the Royal household.
 HoraceDugdaleOne of the member of the Royal households.
 WilliamShakespeareEnglish poet.
 RobertPeelFirst Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Force.
 JaneFieldInspector Field's wife.
3Philip DavidRendellPrisoner.
4  Oxford
 SamuelWilberforceBishop of Oxford.
 DavidGatesOne of Bishop's undergraduates.
 WilliamWilberforceBishop's son.
 JackCallowDavid Gates' friend.
5  London
 MarthaGintyTom Ginty's mother.
6BessieShorehamServing girl.
7RichardOwenProfessor of Anatomy, one of the principal natural historian.
 Albert Prince of Wales. Queen Victoria's eldest boy. Aka: Bertie.
 ThomasHuxleyCharles Darwin's acquaintance.
 JasperArpington-DixRichard Owen's acquaintance.
9KarlMarxOne of the suspects.
 Jenny Marx's wife.
 Lenchen Marx's maid.
 FriedrichEngelMarx's friend.
10WillTailorDecimus Cobb's name as a boy.
 ArtemusCobbReal name of Decimus Cobb.
   Part ll
11MickieGoodfellowLandlord of the saloon bar.
12Mrs.HamletOne of Decimus' households.
 Belinda Young household. Aka: Blinky.
 JohnGetalongOne of Decimus' households.
 Mr.HamletOne of Decimus' households.
14  Richmond Spa
 EmmaDarwinCharles Darwin's wife.
 Annie Charles Darwin's daughter.
 RobertFitzRoyFormer captain of HMS Beagle.
15  Oxford
 Charles ll King of England.
 Smuts Human fence post. Aka: Bulldog.
 Rebecca David Gates' younger sister. aka: Becca.
 WillieDarwinCharles Darwin's son.
16  London
 MaryDo-NotKitchen maid.
 PeterSimsLlewellyn's friend.
17  Oxford
 HenryLiddellDean of the Great Hall of Christ Church College.
 CharlesDodgsonMathematics' lecturer. Pen name: Lewis Carroll.
 Dickens Head butler.
18  Richmond
 Philip King Duke of Edinburg. Husband of Queen Elizabeth ll of UK.
 Mr.GatesDavid Gates' father.
19  Oxford
 Willette Young sergeant of the Thames Valley Policeman Constabulary.
 Mrs.AndrewsOwner of the guest house. Aka: Mrs. Coffin.
20  Oxford
 ProfessorPerkinsSecretary of the British Association.
 John StevensHenslowDarwin's old mentor from Cambridge.
  DraperProfessor from New York University.
 JosephDalton HookerBotanist. Darwin's closest friend.
 HenryFawcettCambridge's economist.
21Sister Claire Nurse.
 MaryWithersReal name of Mary Do-Not.
 Mrs.ThomasWithers' first household.
   Part lll
23  London
 Harris Queen's acquaintance.
 Button Small boy along the River Thames.
 Mr.ApfelManager of the Moorgate branch of ETC.
24LordLyttonEnglish statesman. Conservative politician.
 LadyLyttonLord Lytton's wife.
26 CrawleyJunior constable.
 ThomasWakeleyChief coroner.
 AugustusEggArtist. Charles Dickens' close friend.
27  Buckingham Palace
 Princess VictoriaPrince Albert and Queen Victoria's first born and favorite child.
 Prince FrederickCrown Prince. Princess Victoria's husband. Aka: Fritz.
 Mr.WellsGoodfellow's acquaintance.
 Mrs.CarmichaelReverend's wife.
28Thomas BeckettVenerated as Saint by both Catholic and Anglican churches.
 HenriettaHuxleyThomas Huxley's wife.
 Noel Thomas and Henrietta's first born.
 Mr.McBrideTurned out to be the manager of Mayfair church.
 Mr.CableOne who had a telegram.
29DonellyAndrewsChurch organist.
30Mr.PealeOld constable.
  AbercrombieIn-charge of the detectives.
 FrancisDrakeNaval officer and explorer.
   Part lV
31Lily 1 Tom Ginty's sister.
 Julie Brown mare.
 Lily 2 Tom's horse.
32  London
 GalileoGalileiItalian astronomer.
 Archimedes Greek Mathematician.
33JamesClarkQueen Victoria's personal physician.
 HenryPonsonbyQuenn's private secretary.
 Joseph JuliusKanneQuenn's travel arranger.
34  Antwerp - Frankfurt - Coburg, Germany
 Leopold King of the Belgians, Queen's uncle.
 DieterKlimtGerman Police.
 Marie Dowager Duchess. Prince Albert's stepmother.
 MajorDavenantHead groom.
 Suzette Queen's horse.
35Adolf Old bishop.
 Ernest Duke of Saxe - Coburg and Gotha. Prince Albert's brother.
37  Coburg
 FranzJosephEmperor. Prince Frederick's father.
 Alexandrine Duke Ernest's wife.
 MartinLutherGerman professor of Theology.
40  Coburg
 Theresa C.LuiseQueen Consort of Bavaria.
 NapoleonBonaparteFrench statesman.
   Part V
42  Coburg
 MollyEnglishLondon born migrated to Hamburg.
 Mr.BowersInspector Field's old friend.
43Erasmus Darwin's brother.
44Princess Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse.
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