Suffolk, Henrietta Hobart Howard, Countess of, 1688?-1767

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Dates:
Birth 1688
Death 1767-07-26

Biographical notes:

Henrietta Hobart, daughter of Sir Henry Hobart, 4th Bart., married in 1706 Charles Howard, afterward the 9th Earl of Suffolk (1675-1733). She was the acknowledged mistress of the Prince of Wales (afterward George II), and a Lady of the Bedchamber to his wife, Princess (later Queen) Caroline. She retired from Court in 1734, and the following year married, for a second husband, the Hon. George Berkeley (d. 1746). She died in 1767 at the age of 86.

From the description of Papers of Henrietta Hobart Howard, Countess of Suffolk, 1715-1824. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721077

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Subjects:

  • Women--Social life and customs--18th century
  • Countesses--Correspondence

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  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)