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date: 21 September 2020

Elphinstone [née Thrale], Hester Maria, Viscountess Keithlocked

  • Jennett Humphreys
  • , revised by K. D. Reynolds


Elphinstone [née Thrale], Hester Maria, Viscountess Keith (1764–1857), protégée of Samuel Johnson, the eldest daughter of Henry Thrale (1728–1781), brewer, and his wife, Hester, afterwards Mrs Piozzi (1741–1821), was born on 17 September 1764 at Southwark, London. Dr Johnson, a friend of the family from 1765, called her ...

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