The Two Duchesses

The Two Duchesses

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire

Paperback310pp Illustrated233x156mm

9781781550151     Product Code: 510594

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The Devonshire family stood at the pinnacle of Georgian society, and the two duchesses who bore that title were prolific correspondents. Drawing on unique access to family papers, Elizabeth’s grandson Vere Foster published these transcriptions of their of their letters in 1896. With correspondents including the Prince Regent, Charles James Fox, Richard Brinsley Sheridan and the Emperor of Russia, they provide a rare insight into the political and cultural life of the Napoleonic era.

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