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date: 01 December 2020

Kennon, Sidneylocked

(d. 1754)
  • P. E. Kell

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Kennon, Sidney (d. 1754), midwife and collector, whose family background and education are obscure, distinguished herself initially in her services to the royal family, especially to Queen Caroline and Augusta, princess of Wales. The infant George III was delivered by her. Kennon was highly respected for her professional acumen and, at the time of her death, could command ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
University of Glasgow
H. Walpole, ed. W. S. Lewis & others, 48 vols. (1937–83)