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|Charlotte also probably had unspoken pressure,...
Written by Adrian
(5/20/2007 1:21 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, It's an interesting point re the Charlotte, penned by Susan L
...considering the Lucases' tentative hold on "gentility," to marry up, if she could, rather than remaining a spinster. Since Sir William's title expires on his passing and his limited finances may require his children (including his heir) to return to trade, having a daughter married to a gentleman (even if it is Mr. Collins) may raise the family's connections slightly rather than drag them back down.
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