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Cover Churchill, Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-, Baroness Spencer-Churchill (1885–1977)

Churchill, Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-, Baroness Spencer-Churchill (1885–1977)  

Maker: Dorothy Wilding

Clementine Ogilvy Spencer- Churchill, Baroness Spencer-Churchill (1885–1977) by Dorothy Wilding, 1943 William Hustler and Georgina Hustler / © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Churchill, Clementine Ogilvy Spencer- [née Clementine Ogilvy Hozier], Baroness Spencer-Churchill (1885–1977), political wife  

Brian Harrison

Churchill, Clementine Ogilvy Spencer- [née Clementine Ogilvy Hozier], Baroness Spencer-Churchill (1885–1977), political wife, was born at 75 Grosvenor Street, London, on 1 April 1885, and was assumed to be the second among the four children (three daughters, one son) of Colonel Henry Montague Hozier (1838–1907)...

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Disraeli [née Evans; other married name Lewis], Mary Anne, Viscountess Beaconsfield (1792–1872), political wife  

Jane Ridley

Disraeli [née Evans; other married name Lewis], Mary Anne, Viscountess Beaconsfield (1792–1872), political wife, was born in Exeter on 11 November 1792, the second surviving child and only daughter of John Evans (1760–1794), naval lieutenant, and his wife, Eleanor Viney (d...

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Cover Disraeli, Mary Anne, Viscountess Beaconsfield (1792–1872)

Disraeli, Mary Anne, Viscountess Beaconsfield (1792–1872)  

Maker: James Godsell Middleton

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Mary Anne Disraeli, Viscountess Beaconsfield (1792–1872) by James Godsell Middleton National Trust Photographic Library / John Hammond

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Griffiths [née Rutley], Winifred (1895–1982), politician's wife and autobiographer  

Carol Jenkins

Griffiths [née Rutley], Winifred (1895–1982), politician's wife and autobiographer, was born at High Street, Overton, near Basingstoke, Hampshire, on 21 May 1895, the second of four children of William George Rutley (d. 1932), a paper-mill worker and Wesleyan lay preacher, and his wife, ...

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Hastings, Marian [née Anna Maria Apollonia Chapuset; other married name Marian von Imhoff, Baroness von Imhoff] (1747–1837), wife of Warren Hastings  

T. H. Bowyer

Hastings, Marian [née Anna Maria Apollonia Chapuset; other married name Marian von Imhoff, Baroness von Imhoff] (1747–1837), wife of Warren Hastings, was, on the evidence of the act granting her British nationality in 1796, born in Nuremberg. No date is stated, but a secondary source indicates 2 February 1747. Her grandfather was ...

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Marian Hastings (1747–1837) by Johan Zoffany, 1784–7 [The Hastings: and Warren Hastings (1732-1818), with an Indian servant ] © reserved

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Macdonald sisters (act. 1837–1925)  

Elizabeth J. Morse

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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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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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Mordaunt [née Fraizer], Carey, countess of Peterborough and Monmouth (c. 1658–1709), political wife, and correspondent of John Locke  

S. M. Wynne

Mordaunt [née Fraizer], Carey, countess of Peterborough and Monmouth (c. 1658–1709), political wife, and correspondent of John Locke, was the daughter of Sir Alexander Fraizer, first baronet (1607?–1681), physician to Charles II, and his second wife, Mary Wylde, née Carey (d...

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More [née Harpur; other married name Middleton], Alice, Lady More (b. in or after 1474, d. in or before 1551), second wife of Sir Thomas More  

Retha M. Warnicke

More [née Harpur; other married name Middleton], Alice, Lady More (b. in or after 1474, d. in or before 1551), second wife of Sir Thomas More, was born, probably at Epping, Essex, to Elizabeth (d. in or after 1510), coheir of ...

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Palmer, (Beatrix) Maud, countess of Selborne (1858–1950)  

Maker: Philip A. de Laszlo

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(Beatrix) Maud Palmer, countess of Selborne (1858–1950) by Philip A. de Laszlo, 1923 The de László Foundation; Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Palmer, (Beatrix) Maud [née Lady (Beatrix) Maud Gascoyne-Cecil], countess of Selborne (1858–1950), suffragist and political wife  

Martin Pugh

Palmer, (Beatrix) Maud [née Lady (Beatrix) Maud Gascoyne-Cecil], countess of Selborne (1858–1950), suffragist and political wife, was born on 11 April 1858 at 9 Park Crescent, Marylebone, London, the eldest of the five sons and three daughters of Lord Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, later ...

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Parnell [née Wood; other married name O'Shea], Katharine (1845–1921), political intermediary and wife of Charles Stewart Parnell  

Frank Callanan

Parnell [née Wood; other married name O'Shea], Katharine (1845–1921), political intermediary and wife of Charles Stewart Parnell, was born on 30 January 1845 at Glazenwood, Essex. She was the thirteenth child of Sir John Page Wood (1796–1866) [see under Wood, Sir Matthew...

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Katharine Parnell (1845–1921) by unknown artist photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Pelham [née Manners], Lady Katharine (1700/01–1780), political wife  

E. H. Chalus

Pelham [née Manners], Lady Katharine (1700/01–1780), political wife, was the daughter of John Manners, second duke of Rutland (1676–1721), and his first wife, Catherine Russell (d. 31 Oct 1711), daughter of William Russell, Lord Russell, and Rachel Russell, née Wriothesley, and sister of ...

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Pitt [née Grenville], Hester, countess of Chatham and suo jure Baroness Chatham (1720–1803), political wife  

Ruth M. Larsen

Pitt [née Grenville], Hester, countess of Chatham and suo jure Baroness Chatham (1720–1803), political wife, was born in London on 8 November 1720, the sixth child and only daughter of Richard Grenville (1678–1727) and his wife, Hester, née Temple, subsequently suo jure...

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Russell [née Elliot], Frances Anna Maria [Fanny], Countess Russell [formerly Lady John Russell] (1815–1898), political wife  

K. D. Reynolds

Russell [née Elliot], Frances Anna Maria [Fanny], Countess Russell [formerly Lady John Russell] (1815–1898), political wife, was born on 15 November 1815 at Minto House, Roxburghshire, the second daughter and third child in the family of five sons and four daughters of ...