Randolph Delapore

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Randolph Delapore if a fictional character created by H.P. Lovecraft in his story The Rats in the Walls. Randolph is the cousin of Mr. Delapore who restored the Exham Priory in 1923. Randolph Delapore is considered by his family as a their one "scandal." Since Mr. Delapore was the last surviving member of the family in 1923, his own madness was not added to that list. Randolph Delapore of Carfax became a voodoo priest among the African American population of Virginia after returning from the Mexican war.

Reference

  • Lovecraft, H. P. Tales. New York: Library of America, 2005. Print.