Adventuresses and Adventurous Ladies
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Wife of Sir William Hamilton, born Emma Lyon. Mistress of Lord Nelson. From the description of ALS : Merton, to an unidentified correspondent, 1806 Dec. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541889 Mistress of Lord Nelson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified woman, [1800-1815] Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499154 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to His Royal High...
Elizabeth Chudleigh (c.1720-1788), courtier and bigamist, was the younger daughter and youngest child of Colonel Thomas Chudleigh (c.1688-1726), lieutenant-governor of Chelsea Hospital, and Henrietta Chudleigh (d. 1756) of Chalmington, Dorset. Her grandmother had been the author Mary Chudleigh. On August 4, 1744, Elizabeth secretly married Lieutenant the Hon. Augustus John Hervey RN (1724-1779). In 1768 Hervey, eager to marry another, pressed Elizabeth for a divorce and the case was brought to t...