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date: 10 July 2020

Benger, Elizabeth Ogilvylocked

(1777–1827)
  • Rosemary Mitchell

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Benger, Elizabeth Ogilvy (1777–1827), historian and novelist, was born on 6 February 1777 at Wells, Somerset, where she was baptized on 13 March 1777, the only child of John Benger, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Chambers. Her father gave up trade in Wells...

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