Spencer Montgomery, it transpired his name was, had a rather interesting accent - American, was it, mingled with some Oxbridge thing? So the man was most likely American, with ties to England, either familial or educational, and had considered him to be the sort to speak Oxbridge with.
Vincente accepted the man's hand and shook it. "Vincente Jarvis' the name," he said simply, waiting to see if the man would carry on the conversation.
LaRe An omnivorous reader with a strangely retentive memory for trifles.