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Elizabeth Murray is the daughter of Archibald Murray and the sister of Ruth Dutton, Laura and Wallace Murray, the cousin of James Murray and the half-sister of Juliet Murray. She is Emily Starr's aunt. She is a main character on the Emily of New Moon book trilogy and is a strict, stern spinster but also a just, no-nonsense woman. Although sometimes using unpleasant means, Elizabeth Murray instills much needed discipline in her young niece's life.
Elizabeth is a female given name of Hebrew origin and means God's promise or God is my oath.
Behind the scenesEdit
As a character on the Emily of New Moon television series, Elizabeth Murray is portrayed by Canadian actress Susan Clark and is present for all 13 episodes of season 1. However, in the first episode of season 2, Elizabeth dies after being lost at sea while on a boat with Wallace Murray.