Lady Matilda Dalrymple was the wife of Sir Hew Dalrymple, 1st Baronet, of High Mark, Major-General, Governor of Gibraltar. Hornblower was invited to dine at Government House with the Dalrymples, and assigned to take Le Reve, prize of Indefatigable, to Plymouth.

In Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, Dalrymple was married to Lady Matilda, but, the historic Sir Hew was married to Frances Leighton, daughter of General Francis Leighton.

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