While the Bettesworth and Sargent families are acknowledged in thepeerage, neither Charlotte nor John are listed.
Charlotte Bettesworth wears a white dress, a cap or turban with a gold braided extension, small lace cuffs, and a small brooch to convey status. Her hair is un-powdered. Her dress could be a sheath.
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