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Biggs, Matilda Ashurst (1816/17–1866), campaigner for women's rights and supporter of Italian independence, was born in Muswell Hill, Middlesex, the second daughter of William Henry Ashurst (d. 1855) and his wife, Elizabeth Ann Brown (d. 1854), of Muswell Hill, Middlesex. Elizabeth Ann Ashurst (known as Eliza)...

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Hervart, Esther d' [married name Esther de la Tour du Pin, marquise de Gouvernet in the French nobility; known as Madame de Gouvernet] (c. 1636–1722), noblewoman and refugee, was the only daughter among the three surviving children of Barthélemy d'Hervart (1607–1676) and his wife, ...

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(Adeline) Paulina Irby (1831–1911) by unknown photographer © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Irby, (Adeline) Paulina (1831–1911), traveller and Balkan sympathizer, was the youngest daughter of Rear-Admiral the Hon. Frederick Paul Irby (1779–1844) of Long Stratton, Norfolk, and his second wife, Frances Wright (d. 1852), daughter of Ichabod Wright of Mapperley Hall, Nottinghamshire; she was the granddaughter of the ...

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Mario, Jessie Jane Meriton White (1832–1906), advocate of Italian unity, was born on 9 May 1832, probably at 15 Chapel Row, Forton, Gosport, Hampshire, daughter of Thomas White (c.1800–1863) and his second wife, Jane Teage, née Meriton (1805–1834). Her mother, related to a liberal ...

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Nathan [née Levi], Sarina (1819–1882), supporter of Italian independence, was born on 7 December 1819 at Pesaro on the Adriatic coast of Italy. Her father, Angelo Levi (d. 1859), was a merchant in the Papal States. Her mother, née Ricca Rosselli...

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Venturi [née Ashurst], Emilie (1819/20?–1893), campaigner for women's rights and supporter of Italian independence, was probably born in 1819 or 1820, the youngest daughter of William Henry Ashurst (d. 1855), a solicitor, and his wife, Elizabeth Ann, née Brown (d...