While visiting family friends in London, he attended a ball at the Institute. There he met Tatiana Lightwood and was seemingly smitten, being only interested in dancing with and speaking to her despite having many admirers.
He and Tatiana eventually wed and after coming home from their honeymoon, decided to pay a call to his wife's family home in Chiswick. The demonic worm that Benedict Lightwood had become seized him from his family's carriage, leaving a frightened Tatiana inside. He was seemingly eaten or otherwise ripped apart and killed by the demon, as his severed foot was later found in the bushes.
- Clockwork Prince (first mention)
- Clockwork Princess (first mention by name; first and only physical appearance as a corpse)
- The Midnight Heir (mentioned only)
- Chain of Gold (mentioned only)
- Chain of Iron (mentioned only)
- Lady Midnight (mentioned only)
- Secrets of Blackthorn Hall (mentioned only)
- His body was taken away by the Clave at 8:40. In her madness, Tatiana stopped every clock in both her homes to this time as a way to commemorate when "her world had ended."
- Rupert was seemingly brought back as a ghost and forced to stay in Blackthorn Hall by a curse of Tatiana's doing.