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Mancini, Hortense (Ortensia), duchess of Mazarin (1646–1699), literary hostess, memoirist, and royal mistress  

Annalisa Nicholson

Mancini, Hortense (Ortensia), duchess of Mazarin (1646–1699), literary hostess, memoirist, and royal mistress, was born on 6 June 1646 and baptized at Santa Maria on via Lata in Rome on 8 June, the seventh of eight surviving children of Baron Lorenzo Mancini...

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Russell [née Harington], Lucy, countess of Bedford (bap. 1581, d. 1627), courtier and patron of the arts  

Helen Payne

Russell [née Harington], Lucy, countess of Bedford (bap. 1581, d. 1627), courtier and patron of the arts, was baptized on 25 January 1581 at St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney, Middlesex, the elder daughter of John Harington, first Baron Harington of Exton...

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Lucy Russell, countess of Bedford (bap. 1581, d. 1627) attrib. William Larkin, c. 1615 National Museum of Fine Arts, Sweden

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Seymour [née Stanhope], Anne, duchess of Somerset (c. 1510–1587), noblewoman and literary patron  

Retha M. Warnicke

Seymour [née Stanhope], Anne, duchess of Somerset (c. 1510–1587), noblewoman and literary patron, was the only child of Sir Edward Stanhope (d. 1511) of Rampton, Nottinghamshire, by his second wife, Elizabeth (b. before 1473, d. 1557), daughter of Fulk Bourchier, ...