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Lady Waltham is a minor villain in The Legend of Tarzan. She was Clayton's younger sister. She only appeared once in the episode "The Gauntlet of Vengeance". She was voiced by Amanda Donohoe.

The Legend of Tarzan

Lady Waltham hails from England where she was born and raised alongside her brother, Clayton.

When they grew up, Clayton departed to Africa to act as a guide and protector to Archimedes Q. Porter and his daughter, Jane.

Sometime later, Waltham learned her brother died, apparently, by the hands of a "savage man", Tarzan. She became obsessed with revenge and filled with hatred, as she procured information on Tarzan from a sailor before departing to Africa with her valet.

There, she asked for a guide through the jungle for a photographic safari, requesting Tarzan whom she'd heard "came highly recommended". Tarzan appeared and saved her, her valet, and several workmen from a loading accident. Tarzan agreed to be her guide and took her on a tour through the jungle. During the tour, Waltham and Tarzan debated over the expression "an eye for an eye", Waltham assuming animals lived by the harsh law of "Survival of the Fittest", and revenge, the latter which Tarzan disagreed, saying animals did not understand revenge, only that humans did. Checking her pocket watch, Waltham suggested they go see Jane for teatime.

At Tarzan's tree house, they found signs of a struggle, and Waltham revealed her motives: She'd come to Africa to exact her revenge on Tarzan by having her valet kidnap Tarzan's friends and family, and revealed to him that Clayton was her brother and was convinced Tarzan had killed him.

Tarzan tried to explain that Clayton's death was an accident but Waltham refused to listen as she explained Prof. Porter, Jane, Terk, and Tantor were all in mortal peril and would die without Tarzan's help. Before Tarzan could leave to do so, Waltham struck him with a poisoned dart via a blowgun and told him she'd placed the antidote atop a nearby mountain she'd christened Clayton's Peak before stating Tarzan would suffer as she did (losing loved ones) or would suffer as Clayton did (losing his life).

Waltham and her valet observed how Tarzan was able to save Terk, Tantor, and Prof. Porter, fascinated how he persisted despite the poison weakening him and causing him pain.

Finally, Tarzan found Jane caged in a seaside cave, flooding up as the tide came in. Waltham appeared before Tarzan that he could abandon Jane and go for the antidote atop Clayton's Peak, but he refused and saved his wife. Seeing him head for the mountain, Waltham smirked as she had the antidote with her, it was never on the mountain. Taking her leave, she was cornered by Nuru and Sheeta and would've been killed; had Tarzan not intervened. Despite being on the verge of death, Tarzan drove away the panthers away; saving Waltham. Shocked by this, Waltham gave him the antidote as he began to fall unconscious.

Back in the tree house, when Tarzan awoke, Waltham apologized, finally realizing Tarzan, having been willing to sacrifice his life to save hers, couldn't have killed Clayton, to which she'd been blinded by her own hatred. She was overcome with remorse and shame, unable to find the right words to express how sorry she was, but Tarzan forgave her, assuring her those words were enough. Presumably, Waltham returned to England afterwards, as a better person who'd learned revenge only brought more pain

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Media

Films: Tarzan/Video/Soundtrack | Tarzan & Jane | Tarzan II | The Legend of Tarzan
Television: The Legend of Tarzan | House of Mouse
Video Games: Disney's Tarzan | Tarzan: Untamed | Return to the Jungle | Kingdom Hearts | Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure | Disney Infinity
Books: Read-Aloud Storybook | Disney's Wonderful World of Reading | Little Golden Storybook | The Tarzan Chronicles | Banana Hunt

Disney Parks

Art of Animation | Disney Animation Building | Tarzan's Treehouse
Entertainment: Celebrate the Magic | Fantasmic! | Festival of Family & Friends | La Forêt de l’Enchantement: Une aventure musicale Disney | One Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On! | Tarzan Rocks! | Tarzan: The Encounter | The Golden Mickeys | Tree of Life Awakens
Shops: Professor Porter's Trading Post

Characters

Original: Tarzan | Terk | Tantor | Kala | Kerchak | Flynt and Mungo | Sabor | Lord and Lady Greystroke | Manu | Jane Porter | Archimedes Q. Porter | Clayton and his men | Baboons
Midquel: Zugor | Mama Gunda | Kago and Uto
TV Series: Tublat | Hista | Zutho | Gozan and Hungo | Ian McTeague | Thaddeus Hunt | Jake & Sam | Mabaya | Count Nikolas Rokoff | Lady Waltham | Queen La | Leopard Men | Muviro | Kaj | Usula | Dr. Doyle | Eleanor | Greenly | Hazel | Ian | Lieutenant Colonel Staquait | Renard Dumont | Samuel T. Philander | Theodore Roosevelt | Hugo and Hooft | Nura and Sheeta | Edgar Rice Burroughs | Mangani | Jabari | Dania | German Poacher | Basuli | Naoh | Chief Keewazi | Nigel Taylor | Female Tyrannosaurus Rex | Velociraptors | Triceratops

Episodes

Season One: "Race Against Time" | "Trading Post" | "Lost Cub" | "Lost City of Opar" | "Fugitives" | "Rogue Elephant" | "Poisoned River" | "Enemy Within" | "Fountain" | "Hidden World" | "Rift" | "Giant Beetles" | "Jungle Madness" | "Protege" | "Leopard Men Rebellion" | "Rough Rider" | "Seeds of Destruction" | "Silver Ape" | "Challenger" | "Outbreak" | "Silver Screen" | "Beast from Below" | "All-Seeing Elephant" | "New Wave" | "Lost Treasure" | "Return of La" | "One Punch Mulligan" | "Missing Link" | "Prison Break" | "Eagle's Feather" | "Face from the Past" | "Caged Fury" | "Gauntlet of Vengeance" | "Mysterious Visitor" | "Tublat's Revenge"
Season Two: "British Invasion" | "Volcanic Diamond Mine" | "Flying Ace"

Songs

Film: Two Worlds | You'll Be in My Heart | Son of Man | Trashin' the Camp | Strangers Like Me
Musical: For the First Time

Locations

Africa | Jungle | Pellucidar | Dark Mountain | Skull Cave

Objects

Queen La's Staff

Other

The Disney Afternoon | Disney Renaissance | Musical

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