Lennard (Cyril Raymond), the son of Squire Wilmore (Douglas Munro), is torn between love and duty when he gets involved with Rachel (Elizabeth Risdon), the daughter of a poor sculptor, Michael Neve (Edward O'Neill). Because he is facing financial ruin, the squire wants Lennard to marry Helen (Margaret Brewster), the daughter of Sir John Plugenet (Charles Rock). Rachel shows up in Lennard's village after her father dies. She is pregnant, but the squire's lawyer forces her to sign a paper claiming that she and Lennard were not involved. However, the curate, Reverend Edgar Linnel (Frank Randal) knows the truth and won't marry Lennard to Helen. Helen gives up her claim to Lennard so that he can marry Rachel. Unwed motherhood was a controversial subject in the 1910s, and director George Loane Tucker (who made the film during his stay in England) handled it tastefully enough to satisfy the audiences of his day.
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