Lady Middleton (née Jennings) is a minor character in Sense and Sensibility. She is married to Sir John Middleton of Barton Park, a very wealthy and generous man. She has four children and is around 26 or 27[1].


Lady Middleton comes with her husband in order to meet the Dashwoods and leaves an impression of good taste, but a lack of charm. She brings her eldest child and son, who is 6 years old[1].

Personality and traitsEdit

Lady Middleton is a very elegant gentlewoman. Her manners have the elegance that her husband lacks, but she would favor from good humor. She is reserved and quieter, but very polite. She is tall and striking, and very handsome[1].

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Sense and Sensibility, Chapter 6