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Starke, Marianalocked

  • Elizabeth Baigent


Starke, Mariana (1761/2–1838), traveller and writer, was the daughter of Richard Starke, sometime governor of Fort St George in Madras and later resident in Surrey, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Isaac Hughes of Banstead, Surrey. Her childhood was spent in India and her keen observation of Anglo-Indian life bore fruit in two plays, ...

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