was mistress (under the guise of housekeeper) for years to Admiral Sir Thomas Pye
, who allegedly met her while sheltering from the rain in her shop. She gave two of her children his...
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Anna Maria Bennett
Publishing it in the year of her protector
's death, she dedicated it to the King
's eldest daughter, Princess Charlotte-Augusta-Matilda
, the Princess Royal. It was said that the whole edition sold out in...