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|Wouldn't Colonel Fitzwilliam have had. . .
Written by Elizabeth S.
(2/1/2004 8:13 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Second sons and money, penned by JulieW
a lot more than five thousand settled upon him by marriage settlements. If his father was an Earl then I am sure he married a woman with a mighty fortune and therefore would there not have been a great deal of money to settle on the younger son? There is no implication that there are other siblings to share it with.
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