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Digby [née Stanley], Venetia, Lady Digby (1600–1633), gentlewoman and celebrated beauty  

Sara H. Mendelson

Digby [née Stanley], Venetia, Lady Digby (1600–1633), gentlewoman and celebrated beauty, was born on 19 December 1600 at Tong Castle, Shropshire, the daughter of Sir Edward Stanley (d. 1629?), from a younger branch of the family of the earls of Derby...

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Digby, Venetia, Lady Digby (1600–1633)  

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Venetia Digby, Lady Digby (1600–1633) by Anthony Van Dyck, 1633 [detail] by permission of the Trustees of Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Dudley, Alice (1579–1669)  

See Dudley, Sir Robert

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Montagu [née Fraunceys], Maud, countess of Salisbury (d. 1424), magnate and wealthy widow  

Stephen O'Connor

Montagu [née Fraunceys], Maud, countess of Salisbury (d. 1424), magnate and wealthy widow, was the daughter of Adam Fraunceys (c. 1310–1375), a wealthy mercer and mayor of London, and his wife, Agnes (d. after 1392). She first appears in the records named alongside her brother, ...

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Ogilvy, Marion (d. 1575), landowner and mistress of Cardinal David Beaton  

Margaret H. B. Sanderson

Ogilvy, Marion (d. 1575), landowner and mistress of Cardinal David Beaton, was the youngest known daughter of James, first Lord Ogilvy of Airlie (d. 1504), and his fourth wife, Janet Lyle (d. in or before 1525). Her father had made only partial provision for her before his death, a marriage contract (1503) by which the heir of ...