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Davies [née Touchet; other married name Douglas], Lady Eleanorlocked

(1590–1652)
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Davies [née Touchet; other married name Douglas], Lady Eleanor (1590–1652), prophetess, was the fifth daughter of George Touchet, eleventh Baron Audley (1550/51–1617), and his first wife, Lucy Mervyn (d. 1609/10), daughter of Sir James Mervyn of Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire. She had two younger brothers. Her father's barony was recalled in one of the variants of her name which she was to deploy in her writings: ...

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