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Vesey, Elizabethlocked

(c. 1715–1791)
  • Barbara Brandon Schnorrenberg


Vesey, Elizabeth (c. 1715–1791), literary hostess, was probably born in Ireland. She was the second daughter of Sir Thomas Vesey, bt, bishop of Ossory (1672/3–1730), and his wife, Mary (d. 1746), daughter and heir of Denny Muschamp of Horsley, Surrey. The Veseys...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)