|Regency Romantic Warriors|
|Lord Devon Broadhurst, third son of the Earl of Allington in volume 4 and 8 is 'only' an earl's third son. He is quite modest and although already a major in volume 4 he does not have Hengist's, Lochiel's or Kit's legendary personality. He has been married at an earlier age but after his wife's death he bought his colors. He could have lived a quiet existence if it wasn't for the army nurse Cordelia Williams with whom he has a one night love affair and then is not able to forget her anymore. When he comes back to London he gets into a racy set and a very rich, but racy woman Cornelia Grange, chooses him to be her new partner, but Cordelia Williams is always on his mind. |
When the war starts again after Napoleon's escape from Elba he is chosen to be the liaison officer between the Prince of Orange and Wellington. Devon feels his duty toward his family keenly to marry the rich Cornelia Grange, but he always has his Cordelia in the back of his head.