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Sir Watkyn Bassett
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Sir Watkyn Bassett, C.B.E., father of Madeline, master of Totleigh Towers, Totleigh-in-the-Wold. A justice of the peace in The Code of the Woosters, where he is engaged to Spode's aunt, a Mrs. Wintergreen, widow of the late Col. H.H. Wintergreen, of Font Street. A small man, patriarch of the Gloucestershire Totleigh Towers gang, which includes daughter Madeline, Roderick Spode (Lord Sidcup), and niece Stiffy Byng in Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit and Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves. Sir Watkyn and Tom Travers are rival collectors of what are known as objets d'art, such as the silver cow-creamer which is the bone of contention in The Code of the Woosters; he also would like to hire away the Travers' French chef Anatole. While a magistrate in the Bosher St. police court, he fined Bertie Wooster five quid for stealing a policeman's helmet on Boat Race Night, a mere lighthearted peccadillo. Bertie thinks that Pop Bassett's inherited fortune was actually accumulated from fines pocketed while he was a magistrate.

Source: Daniel H. Garrison. Who's Who in Wodehouse
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