William Villiers, third Earl of Jersey

Standard Name: Jersey, William Villiers,,, third Earl of
Used Form: Lord Jersey


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Family and Intimate relationships Ann Thicknesse
Before Ann Ford had made her name in music, Lord Jersey (William Villiers, third Earl) , a married man almost three times her age, tried to enroll her as his mistress. She had first met...
Occupation Ann Thicknesse
Ann Ford quickly began using the talents God had given me in private performances as a singer: at home, and in other fashionable houses in London and Bath.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Her published letter to Lord Jersey
Occupation Ann Thicknesse
Lord Jersey attempted to sabotage the first concert before it happened by encouraging a family member to hold a competing event on the same day.
Thicknesse, Ann. A Letter from Miss F—d.
AT 's father then tried to stop the concert...
Textual Production Ann Thicknesse
Ann Ford (later AT ) issued the first of her two published texts from this year: A Letter from Miss F—d, Addressed to a Person of Distinction [Lord Jersey ], a defence of her...


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