Here she renewed old friendships (with Conti, for instance) and made new ones, most importantly with the Venetian noblewoman Chiara Michiel
. This friendship was linked with another: with James Stuart Mackenzie
, a young...
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
This move enabled her to pick up the threads with old friends, including Chiara Michiel
, and to find new intimates in the Jacobite exiles Sir James
and Lady Frances Steuart