Category:Frances Stewart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox

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Frances Teresa Stewart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox (1648-1702) was a prominent member of the Court of the Restoration and famous for refusing to become a mistress of Charles II. For her great beauty she was known as La Belle Stuart and served as the model for an idealised, female Britannia.


Frances Stewart, Duchess of Richmond 
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prominent member of the Court of the Restoration
Wikipedia
Date of birth 8 July 1647 (in Julian calendar)
Paris
Date of death 15 October 1702 (in Julian calendar)
Lennoxlove House
Occupation
  • lady-in-waiting
Father
  • Walter Stewart
Sibling
  • Sophia Bulkeley
Spouse
  • Charles Stewart, 3rd Duke of Richmond
Authority control
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