Elizabeth Herbert, Duchess of Powis

Standard Name: Powis, Elizabeth Herbert,,, Duchess of
Used Form: Lady Powis

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Family and Intimate relationships Lady Lucy Herbert
Lady Lucy's mother, Elizabeth Herbert, Baroness and eventually Duchess of Powis , was born into the highest ranks of Catholic monarchists and through her father (Edward Somerset, second Marquess of Worcester , soldier, diplomat...
Family and Intimate relationships Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
Lady Winifred's mother, Elizabeth Herbert, Baroness and eventually Duchess of Powis , came from an influential Catholic royalist family. One of her great-grand-mothers was the Renaissance translator Elizabeth Russell (one of the famous Cook sisters)...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Lucy Herbert
Lady Powis , mother of two future writers (Lucy and Winifred , then about ten and seven), joined her husband in the Tower of London, on a charge of Roman Catholic plotting against...
Occupation Lady Lucy Herbert
The year after her mother 's death, LLH was clothed at the convent of the English Augustinian Canonesses : Nazareth Monastery (called the English Convent) at Bruges, where she took the name Sister Teresa Joseph .
Durrant, Catherine S. A Link between Flemish Mystics and English Martyrs. Burns, Oates and Washbourne, 1925.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
politics Elizabeth Cellier
EC met Lady Powis , an active and prominent Catholic, who enlisted her in work on behalf of imprisoned co-religionists.
Cellier, Elizabeth. Malice Defeated and The Matchless Rogue. Gardiner, Anne BarbeauEditor , William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, 1988.
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Publishing Elizabeth Cellier
Lady Powis , governess to the infant Prince of Wales , brought the baby to the king with Elizabeth Cellier 's Foundling Hospital petition in his hand.
Lady Powis was author of a broadside Ballad...

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