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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  

Vivienne Larminie

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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Sophia, princess palatine of the Rhine (1630–1714), electress of Hanover, consort of Ernst August  

Jeremy Black

Sophia, princess palatine of the Rhine (1630–1714), electress of Hanover, consort of Ernst August, was born on 4 October 1630 in The Hague, the youngest of five daughters and the youngest but one of the thirteen children of Frederick V (1596–1632), elector palatine (1610–32) and the ‘winter king’ of ...

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Stafford [née Stafford], Dorothy, Lady Stafford (1526–1604), courtier  

Simon Adams

Stafford [née Stafford], Dorothy, Lady Stafford (1526–1604), courtier, was born on 1 October 1526, one of the seven daughters of Henry Stafford, tenth Baron Stafford (1501–1563), and his wife, Ursula Stafford (d. 1570) [see under Pole, Margaret]. She spent part of her childhood in the household of her aunt ...

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Stanley, Charlotte, countess of Derby (1599–1664)  

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Charlotte Stanley, countess of Derby (1599–1664) by Gerrit van Honthorst, 1632 [as Minerva] Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)

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Stanley [née de La Trémoille], Charlotte, countess of Derby (1599–1664), noblewoman and royalist heroine  

John Callow

Stanley [née de La Trémoille], Charlotte, countess of Derby (1599–1664), noblewoman and royalist heroine, was born at the château of Thouars, Poitou, in France, in early December 1599, the second child and eldest daughter of Claude de La Trémoille, duc de Thouars...