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Belasyse [née Cromwell], Mary, Countess Fauconberg (bap. 1637, d. 1713), daughter of Oliver Cromwell, was born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, and baptized at St John's Church, Huntingdon, on 9 February 1637, the eighth of nine children and the third of four daughters of ...

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Bendish [née Ireton], Bridget (1649/50–1726), granddaughter of Oliver Cromwell, was the daughter of Henry Ireton (bap. 1611, d. 1651), parliamentarian army officer and regicide, and his wife, Bridget Fleetwood (bap. 1624, d. 1662), daughter of Oliver Cromwell, lord protector. Her mother married ...

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Claypole [Cleypole, Claypoole; née Cromwell], Elizabeth (bap. 1629, d. 1658), daughter of Oliver Cromwell, was born in Huntingdon and baptized at St John's Church there on 2 July 1629, the sixth of nine children and the second of four daughters of Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658)...

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Clement [Clements; née Giggs], Margaret (1508–1570), adopted daughter of Sir Thomas More, is of obscure parentage. She was described by the biographer of her daughter Margaret as having been 'a gentleman's daughter of Norfolk' (Durrant, 183); a family named Giggs...

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Darwin, Anne Elizabeth [Annie] (1841–1851), daughter of Charles Darwin and subject of a memorial essay, was born on 2 March 1841 at 12 Upper Gower Street, London, the first daughter and second of the ten children of Charles Robert Darwin (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection, and ...

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Annie Darwin (1841–1851), by unknown photographer, 1849

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Darwin, William Erasmus (1839–1914), subject of a study in child psychology, was born on 27 December 1839 at 12 Upper Gower Street, London, and baptized at St Peter's Church, Maer, Staffordshire, on 23 June 1840. He was the first of the ten children of ...

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Fleetwood [née Cromwell; other married name Ireton], Bridget, Lady Fleetwood under the protectorate (bap. 1624, d. 1662), daughter of Oliver Cromwell, was born in Huntingdon and baptized there on 5 August 1624 at St John's Church, the third of nine children and the eldest of four daughters of ...

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Hesketh [née Cowper], Harriet, Lady Hesketh (bap. 1733, d. 1807), cousin and intimate friend of the poet William Cowper, was baptized in St Mary's, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, on 12 July 1733, the eldest of three daughters of Ashley Cowper (1701–1788), clerk of the ...

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Hogarth, Georgina (1827–1917), companion and confidante of Charles Dickens, was born on 22 January 1827 at 2 Nelson Street, Edinburgh, the eighth of ten children of George Hogarth (1783–1870), friend and legal adviser of Sir Walter Scott and subsequently professional music critic and journalist, and his wife, ...

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Kydd, Frances Ruth Burke Shand [née Frances Ruth Roche; other married name Frances Ruth Spencer] (1936–2004), voluntary worker, was born on 20 January 1936 at Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk, the second of two daughters of (Edmund) Maurice Burke Roche, fourth Baron Fermoy...

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Leigh, (Elizabeth) Medora (1814–1849), alleged daughter of Lord Byron, was born on 15 April 1814 at Six Mile Bottom, near Cambridge, acknowledged as the fourth of the seven children of Colonel George Leigh (1770/71–1850) and his wife, the Hon. Augusta Mary, née Byron (1784–1851)...

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Macdonald sisters (act. 1837–1925), , four daughters of a Methodist minister, George Browne Macdonald (1805–1868), and his wife, Hannah, née Jones (1809–1875), went on to have notable lives through either marriage or parenthood. George Macdonald was an easy-going and energetic man and a kind father, although often absent. ...

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Roper [née More], Margaret (1505–1544), scholar and daughter of Sir Thomas More, was probably born in October 1505, the eldest child of Thomas More (1478–1535) and his first wife, Jane Colt (d. 1511). She spent much of her early life in the centre of the city of ...

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Margaret Roper (1505–1544) by Hans Holbein the younger, c. 1535–6 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1950. (50.69.2) Photograph © 1994 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Russell [née Cromwell; other married name Rich], Frances, Lady Russell (bap. 1638, d. 1720), daughter of Oliver Cromwell, was born in Ely and baptized in St Mary's Church there on 6 December 1638, the youngest of nine children and four daughters of ...

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