Ralph de Wilton, Marmion’s opponent in the duel. Now, he is disguised as a palmer. He was truly devoted to the Crown and his beloved Clare but was betrayed by Marmion. Lord Marmion used as a proof of Wilton’s high treason some falsified papers. Ralph de Wilton is regarded as a villain. Thanks to the allies’ assistance, he is finally restored to his title and property and wins the hand of Clare.
Ralph de Wilton in the Essays