Adelaide was born in France on December 19th, 1855. Her mother was an Englishwoman named Clara Chamberlain. Clara was married to a French mathematics teacher named Adolphe Collet de la Tremoille, but he was apparently not Adelaide’s biological father.
To anyone reading this epic who has aspirations to become a rally driver, let me recommend the road running south from Heather towards Shackerstone. If you can drive this bit of road well at any speed at all, you may make it. If not, you are in the same boat as me.