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Lewis [née Brereton], Alethea [pseud. Eugenia de Acton]locked

(1749–1827)
  • Isobel Grundy

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Lewis [née Brereton], Alethea [pseud. Eugenia de Acton] (1749–1827), novelist, was born on 19 December 1749, at Acton, near Nantwich, Cheshire, the elder surviving child of the Revd Joseph Brereton (1721–1787), Church of England clergyman, and his first wife, whose first name was also ...

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