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date: 22 February 2020

Homrigh, Esther Van [known as Vanessa]locked

(1688–1723)
  • Clive Probyn

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Homrigh, Esther Van [known as Vanessa] (1688–1723), correspondent and lover of Jonathan Swift, was the elder daughter of a leading Dublin citizen, Bartholomew Van Homrigh (d. 1703), and Esther, née Stone (d. 1714). At their majority or marriage each daughter was entitled to ...

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