Bleak House | Study Guide

Charles Dickens

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Bleak House | Character Map

Mr. Tulkinghorn Ruthless lawyer Allan Woodcourt Charitable surgeon Engaged Companions Married cousins Spouses Blackmails Secret mother Guardian Adviser Marries Esther Summerson Orphaned; raised by her loveless godmother John Jarndyce Generous 60-year-old owner of Bleak House Ada Clare Orphaned Jarndyce heir; ward of Chancery Richard Carstone Orphaned Jarndyce heir; ward of Chancery Sir Leicester Dedlock Baronet; master of Chesney Wold estate Lady Honoria Dedlock Haughty, bored aristocrat; envied by the fashionable elite
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