Adey, More

Born: 
1858
Died: 
1942
Forenames: 
More
Surname: 
Adey
Friend of Oscar Wilde who had some dealings with FH at the time of Wilde's imprisonment. The recipient of the letter in which Wilde said "The Frank Harrises of life are a dreadful type."

Adey ended his days in a lunatic asylum, after becoming convinced that his old manor house contained hidden treasure. He had employed workmen to demolish it, while he acted as overseer, 'gleefully ... walking about in a long black cloak with a tame rook perched on his shoulder'.

Sources: 
PP, SS