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date: 23 September 2020

Finch [née Fermor], Lady Charlottelocked

  • Jill Shefrin


Finch [née Fermor], Lady Charlotte (1725–1813), royal governess, was born on 14 February 1725, the second daughter in the family of ten children of Thomas Fermor, first earl of Pomfret (1698–1753), courtier, of Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, and Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys (1698–1761), letter writer and diarist [...

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