Harriet Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough

Standard Name: Bessborough, Harriet Ponsonby,,, Countess of
Used Form: Lady Duncannon
Used Form: Lady Bessborough
Used Form: Henrietta Frances Ponsonby

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Family and Intimate relationships Georgiana Fullerton
GF 's father, known at the time of her birth as Lord Granville Leveson-Gower , second son of a Marquess of Stafford, became first Viscount Granville (1815) and then Earl Granville (1833). A member of...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
Caroline Ponsonby (later LCL ) was only three when the scandal erupted over her mother 's affair with the playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan ; a couple of months later Caroline's father launched divorce proceedings.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
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Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
LCL , on impulse, ran away from the house of her parents-in-law and pawned a ring, intending to flee abroad. But she sent farewell notes, which enabled Byron to track her and deliver her to...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
After almost a year's separation, Byron and LCL had a meeting brokered by Lady Melbourne and Lady Bessborough with the idea of convincing Caroline that the affair was over.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
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Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
Lady Bessborough , mother of LCL , died in Florence.
Douglass, Paul. Lady Caroline Lamb. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
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Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
LCL 's mother, Henrietta Frances Ponsonby , later Countess of Bessborough and known as Harriet, was the sister of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire , and, like her, a patron of women writers and of the...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Caroline Lamb
At the same time that LCL had related to Sydney Morgan the episode of the page and the fireworks, she had said that she was going to be punished eventually for her cumulative misdeeds by...
Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Bingham, Countess Lucan
MBCL 's daughter Lavinia was born at Castlebar on 27 July 1762 and married the second Earl Spencer at her father's London house on 6 March 1781. Evidently, her mother-in-law Lady Bessborough (sister of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
Family and Intimate relationships Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Her sister, Henrietta Frances (or Harriet), became Lady Duncannon , and later, when her husband inherited the family title, Lady Bessborough. Georgiana (still childless) found it hard to bear when Harriet became pregnant soon after...
Publishing Anne Grant
Among her 3,000 subscribers were Joanna Baillie , Felicia Hemans , Robert Southey , William Wordsworth , Lady Bessborough , her sister Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire , the minor poet Lady Dick , Elizabeth Hamilton
Publishing Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
This magnificently produced fifty-copy edition, Elizabeth's prose account to Georgiana's poem about the same journey, includes illustrations (all but one based on Elizabeth's paintings, the other by Georgiana's sister ), and a French version of...
Publishing Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
In 1816 there appeared at Paris a sumptuous fifty-copy edition of this poem, issued by Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire together with her own Sketch of a Descriptive Journey through Switzerland. This joint volume included...
Textual Production Frances Arabella Rowden
It is dedicated to Sir John Aubrey of Dorton House, Buckinghamshire, a Tory baronet and member of parliament, with praise for his integrity of principle and spirit of patriotism and for his private or domestic...
Textual Production Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire , and her sister the Countess of Bessborough had almost finished a tragedy they had adapted from Harriet Lee 's Kruitzner, the German's Tale.
Foreman, Amanda. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. HarperCollins, 1998.
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