The Moonstone Characters

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Lady Rachel Verinder

Rachel is the daughter of Julia Verinder and the niece of John Herncastle, who bequeathed the Diamond to her only on the condition that Julia was still alive. She will receive the Diamond on her eighteenth birthday on June 21. Rachel was an independent woman with a mind of her own. Her behavior changes after the Diamond is missing and her mother takes her to London for medical treatment. Rachel, who said she and Godfrey would always just be cousins, accepts Godfrey's proposal of marriage and then breaks the engagement. When Godfrey's father refuses to be her guardian, the solicitor Bruff becomes her guardian and then Merridew Verinder. She is in love with Franklin all along and saw him take the Diamond, not knowing that he had been drugged. They are reconciled after Jennings proves his opium theory. Rachel marries Franklin and is awaiting the arrival of...

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