A Captain with the Northumberland Fusiliers.
The Captain (later, Brigadier) is a large man, without much hair. His eyebrows are attractive and pronounced, and he possesses a substantial mustache and an oddly small beard.
He is a very pompous man.
In the books Edit
At the start of Changeless, Ivy Hisselpenny comes to Alexia with the news that she is engaged to Captain Featherstonehaugh, a Captain with the Northumberland Fusiliers. By the end of Alexia's adventures in the Highlands, Ivy has thrown off Captain Featherstonehaugh to elope with Tunstell.
In Prudence, he is a brigadier with the forces stationed in India. He has married a young, bookish woman who may be a graduate of Madame Geraldine's.
- "His name is Captain Featherstonehaugh, and he has just returned with the Northumberlink Fusili, all the way from Inja." (Changeless, Chapter Two)
- "Captain Featherstonehaugh has thrown me over! How do you like that?" (Blameless, Chapter One)
- "In other shocking news, the dashing Captain Featherstonehaugh has announced his engagement to Miss Wibbley, who really is only just out of finishing school!" (Blameless, Chapter Eleven)
- Featherstonehaugh is pronounced "FES-ten-hew"