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Baroness Emma Orczy
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Marguerite St. Just Blakeney

Marguerite St. Just is a young, intelligent woman who surrounds herself with equally intellectual people. Marguerite is beautiful and charming, a woman who had many beaus before finally choosing to marry an English gentleman, Lord Percy Blakeney. Marguerite believed Lord Blakeney to be madly in love with her and was willing to accept this love and hope that her own love for him would grow. However, within days of their wedding, Lord Blakeney begins to hear rumors that Marguerite's testimony led to the death of the Marquis de St. Cyr and his family. Marguerite goes to Lord Blakeney and tells her that it was indeed her testimony that caused Marquis de St. Cyr to be executed. However, she does not tell him that she only told a rumor to some trusted friends and it was they who gave the information to the government officials who...

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