Research for Confessions of a Courtesan

I became rather obsessed with my research for this book - based on the true story of courtesan Elizabeth Armistead
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Confessions of a Courtesan
Elizabeth Armistead painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds
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Elizabeth Armistead - Wikipedia
A preparatory sketch of Elizabeth Bridget Armitstead née Cane by John Smart
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Tart of the Week: Elizabeth Armistead
Elizabeth Armistead (aka Elizabeth Bridget Cane and the Hon. Mrs. Charles Fox) One of the great courtesans of the 18th century
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Pinned on January 24th, the birthday of Charles Fox and Richard Fitzpatrick.
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1750–1775 in Western fashion - Wikipedia
Lady Mary Fox was the sister-in-law of Charles Fox (married to his brother Ste) and the sister of Richard Fitzpatrick
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St. Ann's Hill - home of Elizabeth Armistead and Charles James Fox
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The Fox Club, Clarges Street London - former residence of Elizabeth Armistead
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Knole - estate of the Duke of Dorset
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Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby - Wikipedia
Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby - racing enthusiast for whom the Derby Stakes is named. Patron of Elizabeth Armistead
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John Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset - Wikipedia
John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset - early enthusiast of cricket, patron of many famous courtesans
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Frederick St. John, 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke - Known as "Bully" Brother-in-law of Lord Robert Spencer Patron of several of the most famous courtesans of the 18th century
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Robert Spencer
Lord Robert Spencer - brother of the 4th Duke of Marlborough. Close friend of Charles Fox
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Charles James Fox - Liberal Statesman, much beloved by his contempoararies
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Richard Fitzpatrick - National Portrait Gallery
General The Honourable Richard Fitzpatrick - soldier, politican, poet and friend of Charles James Fox