| The Right Honourable
The Baroness Leckwith
|First||Birth place and date: Aberowen, 1893|
|Second||Death: London, 1968|
|Third||Parents: David Williams and Cara Williams|
|Fourth||Siblings: William "Billy" Williams|
|Fifth|| Romances Lord Edward "Fitz", Earl Fitzherbert (affair, 1 child)
Bernard Leckwith (married, 1 child)
|Sixth||Child: Lloyd Williams (with Lord Edward "Fitz", Earl Fitzherbert);|
Ethel William-Leckwith, Baroness Leckwith (Aberowen, 1893 - London, 1968) is a fictional character and one of the protagonists of the Century Trilogy by Ken Follett.
She is the oldest child of David and Cara Williams of Aberowen, a fictional town in southern Wales. Ethel is Billy's sister.
At the beginning of the trilogy, she is a housemaid at Ty Gwyn, the country estate at Aberowen. She is made acting housekeeper for a visit by King George.
She has an affair with Earl Fitzherbert, the earl of Aberowen, who sends her away to London when she becomes pregnant. There, she becomes a political activist in the women's suffrage movement during World War I. She marries Bernie Leckwith, with whom she has a daughter, Millie, and is elected a Member of Parliament.
In the second book, Winter of the World, Ethel continues as a Member of Parliament during the Second World War.
In the third book, Ethel is MP for Aldgate and becomes a life baroness. She later dies, in 1968.
Ethel has brown curly hair and dark eyes. She is described as pretty.
Father : David Williams
Mother : Cara Williams
Sisters : Three sister died (unknown)
Brothers : Wesley ( died ) and William (Billy)
Grand parents : Gramper and Maria Ferronne ( died ?)
First lover : Edward Earl Fitzherbert