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Bowes, Mary Eleanor, countess of Strathmore and Kinghornelocked

(1749–1800)
  • Rosalind K. Marshall

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Bowes, Mary Eleanor, countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1749–1800), heiress and victim of kidnapping, was born on 24 February 1749, the only child of George Bowes MP (1701–1760), of Streatlam Castle and Gibside, co. Durham, and his second wife, Mary (d. 1781)...

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