Knight, Ellis Cornelia, 1757-1837

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Ellis Cornelia Knight (1757-1837), writer, governess and protégé of Lady Emma Hamilton, whom she broke with after Lady Hamilton's affair with Lord Nelson became public knowledge in England. Knight's works include Dinarbas: A Tale (1790) and Sir Guy de Lusignan (1833).

From the description of Sketchbook of a cruise on the Foudroyant, 1800-1806. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702201905

Epithet: of Add MS 22976

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000300

Epithet: author and royal companion

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000205

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associatedWith Forbes, Miss. person
associatedWith Foudroyant (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. person
associatedWith Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803. person
associatedWith Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Sicily
Vesuvius, Italy
Viterbo, Italy
Sardinia, Italy
Osimo, Italy
Port Anzio, Italy
Mantua, Italy
Mediterranean Coast (Italy)
Subject
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Naval operations, British
Women travelers
Travelers' writings, English
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Personal narratives
Malta--Description and travel
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Birth 1757

Death 1837-12-17

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English

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