Dearest Bess: The Life and Times of Lady Elizabeth Foster Afterwards Duchess of Devonshire



[Epub] ❥ Dearest Bess: The Life and Times of Lady Elizabeth Foster Afterwards Duchess of Devonshire By Dorothy Margaret Stuart – E17streets4all.co.uk Elizabeth Foster, Bess is one of the larger than life characters that occasionally flits across the pages of history Born in as Elizabeth Christiana Hervey, the daughter of the eccentric Frederick He Elizabeth Foster, Bess is one of the The Life ePUB ↠ larger than life characters that occasionally flits across the pages of history Born inas Elizabeth Christiana Hervey, the daughter of the eccentric Frederick Hervey, Earl of Bristol and Bishop of Derry, she led a privileged life and married John Thomas Foster inFollowing their separation, Foster took her infant sons from her and the distressed Bess led a bitter life, made tolerable by the kindness and affection shown to her by her best friend, Dearest Bess: PDF/EPUB or Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire The friendship developed into a further intimate friendship with Canis the nickname given to the Duke by Bess and Georgiana Soon they were living in a menage a trois resulting in two illegitimate children, which Bess bore in exile in France, terrified of discovery and social ostracism The births were successfully kept secret, and the children themselves grew up without knowing who their true mother was The children were Caroline St Jules, and a son, Augustus later Bess: The Life Kindle Ð Augustus Clifford, st Baronet , who were later raised at Devonshire House with the Duke s legitimate children by Georgiana Two years after Georgiana s death in , Bess married Canis and the couple lived together in happiness at Devonshire House and at Chatsworth, but the happiness was short lived, for after onlymonths Canis died Bess spent much of the remainder of her life in Italy Fluent in French and Italian, and living abroad for many years, Bess maintained a voluminous correspondence, and as a consequence an amazing picture has been built of this amazing woman, the friend of Marie Antoinette, the Prince Regent and many in the top circles of society in England, France and Italy Following John Foster s death, she was re united with her beloved Frederick and Augustus, and much of the correspondence in later years is between her and her influential sons.Dearest Bess: The Life and Times of Lady Elizabeth Foster Afterwards Duchess of Devonshire

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Dearest Bess: The Life and Times of Lady Elizabeth Foster
    Dearest Bess: The Life and Times of Lady Elizabeth Foster correspondence, and as a consequence an amazing picture has been built of this amazing woman, the friend of Marie Antoinette, the Prince Regent and many in the top circles of society in England, France and Italy Following John Foster s death, she was re united with her beloved Frederick and Augustus, and much of the correspondence in later years is between her and her influential sons."/>
  • Kindle Edition
  • 280 pages
  • Dearest Bess: The Life and Times of Lady Elizabeth Foster Afterwards Duchess of Devonshire
  • Dorothy Margaret Stuart
  • English
  • 09 October 2019

10 thoughts on “Dearest Bess: The Life and Times of Lady Elizabeth Foster Afterwards Duchess of Devonshire

  1. says:

    I really enjoyed this book One has to realize that it was written a long time ago, and so there are things which the author seems to think she does not need to explain, which to modern day readers may not be self evident such as who is related to whom Additionally, at the end when she is going over the codicils in Bess s will, it was confusing, as she kept referring to Bess s daughter Caroline Lamb, as Caroline Lamb, instead of Caroline George which would make it clear, because there are two I really enjoyed this book One has to realize that it was written a long time ago, and so there are things which the author seems to think she does not need to explain, which to modern day readers may not be self evident such as who is related to whom Additionally, at the end when she is going over the codicils in Bess s will, it was confusing, as she kept referring to Bess s daughter Caroline Lamb, as Caroline Lamb, instead of Caroline George which would make it clear, because there are two Caroline Lamb s and since throughout the rest of the book she made the distinction clear, to suddenly not do that, really muddied what she was saying On the whole though, this is a good book, and really makes evident that Bess was, and does away with notions that she was merely a gold digger, that was only interested in her own selfish needs LEF was muchthan that, and that clearly shows here

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