Hildebrand "Tuppy" Glossop
is a fictional character appearing in some of P. G. Wodehouse Jeeves
books. He is a member of the Drones Club
and a good friend of Bertie Wooster
. In Right Ho, Jeeves
, we learn that Tuppy is of Scottish origin.
Tuppy is engaged to Bertie's favourite cousin, Angela Travers
has ruined Tuppy's relationships with the opera singer Cora Bellinger
and the dog lover Miss Dalgleish
in order to keep Tuppy with Angela, usually upon Angela's mother, Bertie's Aunt Dahlia
's request. In Right Ho, Jeeves
, Angela breaks their engagement
because Tuppy disparages a shark
that had attacked her while she was aquaplaning
. Bertie makes an attempt to restore the status quo
with disastrous results causing Jeeves to step in and restore their engagement with his normal brilliance.
His uncle is Bertie's nemesis (and later good friend) Sir Roderick Glossop
and his cousin is Bertie's ex-fiancée Honoria Glossop
In the book Much Obliged, Jeeves
, Angela and Tuppy haven't married after being two years engaged due to a lack of money on Tuppy's part. Angela's mother Dahlia takes it upon herself to do something about Tuppy's financial woes. She decides that L.P Runkle
of Runkle Enterprises owes Tuppy money for Tuppy's late father's invention, a hangover remedy
which allowed Runkle to rake in millions, while Tuppy's father did not make any profit on the invention. She subsequently attempts to extort the money from Runkle by pinching his......