Philip Stanhope

Standard Name: Stanhope, Philip,, 1732 - 1768


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Family and Intimate relationships Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield
Chesterfield's illegitimate son, Philip Stanhope , was by all accounts awkward in manner and debilitatingly shy. Chesterfield expended immense effort in the attempt, through a series of advice-letters beginning when Philip was a small child...
Family and Intimate relationships Harriette Wilson
A letter published in the English Spy in April 1825 alleged that HW 's paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Dubouchette , mistress of Lord Chesterfield , so that her father was half-brother of Philip Stanhope ...


By April 1774: Lord Chesterfield's Letters to his Son Philip...

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By April 1774

Lord Chesterfield 's Letters to his Son Philip Stanhope were posthumously published by his daughter-in-law Eugenia ; her omission of all material relating to herself gave rise to the story that he had not known...


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