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date: 23 August 2019

Belle [married name Davinier], Dido Elizabethlocked

(1761?–1804)
  • Reyahn King

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Belle [married name Davinier], Dido Elizabeth (1761?–1804), protégée of the first earl of Mansfield, was the illegitimate daughter of Sir John Lindsay (1737–1788), a captain in the Royal Navy. Her mother was a black slave of African origin, possibly called Belle...

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