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Lady Unknown

The Life of Angela Burdett-Coutts

Lady Unknown( )
Author: Healey, Edna
ISBN:978-1-4482-0723-7
Publication Date:Dec 2011
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Reader
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $6.51
Book Description:

In 1837, at the age of twenty-three, Angela Burdett-Coutts inherited a vast fortune from her banker grandfather, making her one of the richest and thus potentially powerful women in Victorian England. She moved in the highest social circles: entertaining the rising stars of the political scene, Disraeli and Gladstone; attending scientific lectures with Faraday; pursuing her philanthropic work with Dickens; and falling in love with the aged Duke of Wellington. Her acts of charity were...
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Pages:253



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