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Rhodes [née Brittan], Elizabethlocked

(1759–1836)
  • Henry D. Rack

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Rhodes [née Brittan], Elizabeth (1759–1836), housekeeper and Methodist leader, was born in Scotland, the daughter of Captain Brittan of the Queen's regiment of dragoons. In 1760 her father resigned his commission and moved to York, his wife's home town, but in 1765 he eloped with her maid. ...

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