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date: 21 January 2020

Giffard [née Temple], Martha, Lady Giffardlocked

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Giffard [née Temple], Martha, Lady Giffard (1639–1722), letter writer, was the youngest child and only daughter of Sir John Temple (1600–1677), master of the rolls in Ireland, and his wife, Mary Hammond (d. 1638). She was educated privately and shared her family's mistrust of religious extremism and '...

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