William

“Such a very proper English name. I adore it. It suits you perfectly. You look so dark and brooding, and you behave with such gravity.”

(Anne Perry, Weighed in the balance, Headline, 1996)

Virgil

“I ask you? …. Who on earth but an American would call a child Virgil? And with a name like Smith!”

(Anne Perry, Resurrection Row, 1981)