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Franklin [née Griffin], Jane, Lady Franklinlocked

(1792–1875)
  • Dorothy Middleton

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Franklin [née Griffin], Jane, Lady Franklin (1792–1875), traveller and promoter of Arctic exploration, was born in London, the second of the three daughters of John Griffin, a London silk merchant, and his wife, Mary Guillemard, both of Huguenot descent. Her mother died when ...

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