Anne Mason, Countess of Macclesfield

Standard Name: Macclesfield, Anne Mason,,, Countess of


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Textual Features Samuel Johnson
Johnson here expresses his genuine admiration for Savage's writings (produced under conditions of great material hardship) and his sympathy for those conditions. He accepts Savage's claim that he was the illegitimate son of a noblewoman...


2 April 1698: Anne (Mason), Countess of Macclesfield, was...

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2 April 1698

Anne (Mason), Countess of Macclesfield , was divorced by Act of Parliament; this was the first civil divorce (not first passed by an ecclesiastical court).


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