Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice


Published in 1813, Pride & Prejudice is Jane Austen’s best known romantic novel. Here are the people and places from the story that you will meet in Jane Austen’s Matchmaker: Chapter Two. Now you know who’s who, the future happiness of these characters is in your hands.

Miss Elizabeth Bennet


Attractive, witty and headstrong, Lizzy is the second eldest Bennet sister and her father’s favourite.


  • Daughter of Mr Bennet and Mrs Bennet
  • Sister of Jane Bennet, Lydia Bennet, Kitty Bennet, Mary Bennet
  • Suitors: Mr Wickham, Mr Collins, Colonel Fitzwilliam, Mr Darcy
  • Resides at Longbourn

Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy


Tall, handsome, clever and fabulously rich. If only he wasn’t quite so aloof…


  • Nephew of Lady Catherine de Bourgh
  • Brother of Georgiana Darcy
  • Attracted to Elizabeth Bennet
  • Promised to Anne de Bourgh
  • Resides at Pemberley

Miss Jane Bennet


The eldest Bennet sister, considered the most beautiful young lady in the locality.


  • Daughter of Mr Bennet and Mrs Bennet
  • Sister of Elizabeth Bennet, Lydia Bennet, Kitty Bennet, Mary Bennet
  • Attracted to Mr Bingley
  • Resides at Longbourn

Mr Charles Bingley


A handsome, wealthy and good-natured gentleman who needs direction in affairs of the heart.


  • Brother of Caroline Bingley
  • Friend of Fitzwilliam Darcy
  • Attracted to Jane Bennet
  • Resides at Netherfield Park

Miss Caroline Bingley


A vain and conceited young lady who looks down on anyone with less wealth or status.


  • Sister of Charles Bingley
  • Attracted to Fitzwilliam Darcy
  • Rival of Elizabeth Bennet
  • Resides at Netherfield Park

Netherfield Park


A Hertfordshire estate, recently acquired by the Bingleys. The perfect venue for a ball.


  • Residence of Charles Bingley, Caroline Bingley

Mrs Bennet


A neurotic social-climber whose principal ambition is to find wealthy matches for her five daughters.


  • Wife of Mr Bennet
  • Mother of Jane Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, Lydia Bennet, Kitty Bennet, Mary Bennet
  • Sister of Mr Gardner
  • Resides at Longbourn

Longbourn


A Hertfordshire village in which the Bennet family are the principal inhabitants.


  • Home of Mr Bennet and Mrs Bennet, Jane Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, Lydia Bennet, Kitty Bennet, Mary Bennet
  • Bequeathed to Mr Collins

Mr Bennet


As the father of five unmarried daughters, Mr B likes to leave the worrying to his wife.


  • Husband of Mrs Bennet
  • Father of Jane Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, Lydia Bennet, Kitty Bennet, Mary Bennet
  • Cousin of William Collins
  • Resides at Longbourn

Mr William Collins


A pompous and obsequious clergyman who stands to inherit Longbourn from the Bennets.


  • Cousin of Mr Bennet
  • Protégé of Lady Catherine de Bourgh
  • Attracted to Jane Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet
  • Resides at Rosings

Miss Charlotte Lucas


A sensible, intelligent young woman who is sadly still single at the venerable age of 27.


  • Friend of Elizabeth Bennet
  • Suitor: William Collins

Rosings


An impressive estate, designed to intimidate guests of the fearsome Lady Catherine.


  • Home to Lady Catherine de Bourgh, Anne de Bourgh
  • Residence of William Collins

Lady Catherine de Bourgh


A formidable and overbearing matriarch with considerable wealth and influence.


  • Mother of Anne de Bourgh
  • Aunt of Fitzwillam Darcy, Georgiana Darcy, Colonel Fitzwilliam
  • Patron of William Collins
  • Resides at Rosings

Miss Anne de Bourgh


Anne looks unwell. If you lived with Lady Catherine, you’d look unwell too.


  • Daughter of Lady Catherine de Bourgh
  • Promised to Fitzwillam Darcy
  • Resides at Rosings

Colonel Fitzwilliam


A true gentleman who, as a third son, is duty-bound to marry for money.


  • Cousin of Fitzwilliam Darcy
  • Nephew of Lady Catherine de Bourgh

Mr & Mrs Gardiner


An amiable and intelligent couple who could teach Mr and Mrs Bennet a thing or two about parenting.


  • Brother and sister-in-law of Mrs Bennet
  • Aunt & Uncle of Jane Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, Lydia Bennet, Kitty Bennet, Mary Bennet

Pemberley


A beautiful estate in Derbyshire. Possibly the best residence. Ever.


  • Home to Fitzwilliam Darcy, Georgiana Darcy

Miss Georgiana Darcy


An attractive, accomplished and wealthy young woman; and a natural target for scoundrels.


  • Niece of Lady Catherine de Bourgh
  • Sister of Fitzwilliam Darcy
  • Attracted to George Wickham
  • Resides at Pemberley

Mr George Wickham


A dashing soldier and a charming scoundrel who lacks only in financial security, and scruples.


  • Attracted to Georgiana Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet
  • Rival of Fitzwilliam Darcy

Miss Lydia Bennet


A silly, impulsive, flirtatious girl. Lydia just wants to have fun.


  • Daughter of Mr Bennet and Mrs Bennet
  • Sister of Jane Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, Kitty Bennet, Mary Bennet
  • Attracted to George Wickham
  • Resides at Longbourn

Miss Kitty Bennet


A silly young lady who follows the bad example of her sister Lydia.


  • Daughter of Mr Bennet and Mrs Bennet
  • Sister of Jane Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, Lydia Bennet, Mary Bennet
  • Attracted to Men in uniform
  • Resides at Longbourn

Miss Mary Bennet


Mary lacks charm, grace, intellect or accomplishment. Why is she still single?


  • Daughter of Mr Bennet and Mrs Bennet
  • Sister of Jane Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, Lydia Bennet, Kitty Bennet
  • Resides at Longbourn

Mr Denny


A member of the militia stationed in the village of Meryton.


  • Friends with George Wickham