Queensberry, Catherine Douglas, Duchess of, 1700 or 1701-1777

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Dates:
Birth 1701
Death 1777

Biographical notes:

In 1729, Catherine Douglas expressed outrage at the Lord Chamberlain's refusal to license the performance of John Gay's Polly (which satirized Sir Robert Walpole). This led George II to bar her from the court, and the Duke of Queensberry to resign his offices.

From the description of Letter : to George II, [1729] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612888165

Friend of Swift, Pope and Prior.

From the description of Letter signed, with autograph postscript : Amesbury, to an unidentified lady, 1776 Nov. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615949

Catherine Hyde, Duchess of Queensberry and Dover, literary patron.

From the description of Letter : to [Horace Walpole], Monday [177-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702194897

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