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Cecil [née Brydges; other married name Smith], Frances, countess of Exeterlocked

(1580–1663)
  • Alastair Bellany

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Cecil [née Brydges; other married name Smith], Frances, countess of Exeter (1580–1663), noblewoman, was the daughter of William Brydges, fourth Baron Chandos (d. 1602), and his wife, Mary (d. 1624), daughter of Sir Owen Hopton. Some time before 1604, she married ...

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