Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite

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Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite
Emily and George Hotspur.jpg
Emily and George Hotspur
Author Anthony Trollope
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Novel
Publication date
1871
Media type Print (Hardback)
ISBN 0-19-282205-5 (paperback edition)

Anthony Trollope's novel Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite, appeared in 1871.

The novel offers psychological dissection of the issues of inheritance, filial duty, noblesse oblige, gentlemanly behaviour, repentance and love, all hung upon the story of the wooing and losing of Sir Harry Hotspur's daughter (and heir to his property), Emily, by their "scamp" of a cousin (and heir to Sir Harry's baronetcy), Captain George Hotspur.

Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethewaite has recently been serialised on Oneword radio.

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