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HillHallOwner

The portrait painting of Lord de Vil

Lord de Vil is the late founder of the De Vil family for years, one of Cruella de Vil's ancestors.

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The first De Vil owned Hill Hall at Withermarsh, in Suffolk, that was originally going to be a castle and was built in 1898, later abandoned in 1920. Backstory suggests that he rented it to build it into a castle, but it is said to have gone mad before it came to fruition. Word says that when a mob came after him, he took off into the night with some claiming he had taken the form of a demon.

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De Vil seal

The devil seal of the De Vil family

In One Hundred and One Dalmatians, he only appears as an elderly mustached gentleman in a portrait painting inside the Hell Hall's living room. Jasper throws a dart that lands on the portrait of "His Lordship", as he called him with Horace, right on his noise.

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