Famous British Noblewomen

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex
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Birthdate: January 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: radcliffe infirmary, Oxford, England
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Lady Margaret Beaufort
(Mother of King Henry VII of England, Noblewoman)
Lady Margaret Beaufort
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Birthdate: May 31, 1443
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire, England
Died: June 29, 1509
Lady Margaret Beaufort, descendant of King Edward III, was a significant figure during the Wars of the Roses. She laid the foundation of the Tudor Dynasty by helping her son, Henry Tudor, acquire the English throne. She also established the Cambridge institutes Christ's College and St. John's College
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
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Birthdate: November 27, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: October 27, 1897
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Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom
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Birthdate: July 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough House, London, England
Died: December 3, 1935
Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham
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Birthdate: 1670 AD
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: December 6, 1734
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Dorothy Macmillan
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Birthdate: July 28, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: May 21, 1966
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Saint Margaret of Scotland
(Queen Consort of Scotland (1070 - 1093), Famous as 'The Pearl of Scotland')
Saint Margaret of Scotland
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Birthdate: 1045 AD
Birthplace: Hungary
Died: November 16, 1093

Saint Margaret of Scotland, the Queen consort of Scotland, was a devout Christian reputed for her compassion for the poor of Scotland, for her charitable works and for promoting the interests of the church. She died shortly after receiving news of her husband, King of Scotland Malcolm III’s death in a battle. She was later canonized by Pope Innocent IV. 

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Lady Pamela Hicks
(British Aristocrat and the Younger Daughter of 'Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma')
Lady Pamela Hicks
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Birthdate: April 19, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Lady Pamela Hicks is a British aristocrat best known as the daughter of Edwina Mountbatten and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Lady Pamela Hicks' memoirs of her time in India during the Indian Independence revealed important details surrounding the event, including her mother's extra-marital relationship with the future Indian Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
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Birthdate: May 15, 1689
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 21, 1762
Deborah Cavendish, dowager duchess of Devonshire
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Birthdate: March 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Asthall Manor, England
Died: September 24, 2014

Deborah Cavendish, the duchess of Devonshire, was the youngest of the popular Mitford sisters. An aristocrat and a socialite, she was one of the rare people who had met both Adolf Hitler and John Kennedy. She played a key role in commercializing Chatsworth Estate and also wrote books on it.

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Margaret Douglas
(Noblewomen)
Margaret Douglas
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Birthdate: October 8, 1515
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harbottle Castle, Harbottle, England
Died: March 7, 1578
Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone
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Birthdate: February 25, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, England
Died: January 3, 1981
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Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester
(Member of the British royal family)
Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester
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Birthdate: June 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
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Mary of Modena
(Queen Consort of England, Scotland and Ireland (1685 - 1688))
Mary of Modena
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Birthdate: October 5, 1658
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palazzo Ducale di Modena, Modena, Italy
Died: May 7, 1718

Mary of Modena, the second wife of King James II of England, who was also James VII of Scotland, reigned as the queen of England, Ireland, and Scotland. It is believed she induced James to escape to France during the Glorious Revolution, when William of Orange invaded England.

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Jane Shore
(Courtesan)
Jane Shore
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Birthdate: 1445 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 2, 1526
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Arabella Stuart
(Noblewoman)
Arabella Stuart
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Birthdate: 1575 AD
Birthplace: Nottinghamshire or Hackney, England
Died: September 25, 1615
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Agathe Whitehead
(First wife of Georg Ritter von Trapp)
Agathe Whitehead
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Birthdate: June 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rijeka, Croatia
Died: September 3, 1922
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Mary Sidney
(Countess)
Mary Sidney
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Birthdate: October 27, 1561
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tickenhill Palace, Bewdley, Worcs, England
Died: September 25, 1621
Elizabeth of Rhuddlan
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Birthdate: August 7, 1282
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rhuddlan Castle, Denbighshire, Wales
Died: May 5, 1316
Cynthia Spencer, Countess Spencer
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Birthdate: August 16, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 4, 1972
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Alice Perrers
(Mistress)
Alice Perrers
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Birthdate: 1348 AD
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England
Died: 1400 AD
Grace Curzon, Marchioness Curzon of Kedleston
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Birthdate: May 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Decatur, Alabama, United States
Died: June 29, 1958
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Beatrice of England
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Birthdate: June 25, 1242
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: March 24, 1275
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Robert Fitzwalter
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Birthdate: 1180 AD
Birthplace: Essex, England
Died: December 9, 1235
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Harriette Wilson
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Birthdate: February 2, 1786
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: March 10, 1845
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Margot Asquith
(Socialite, Author and was married to H. H. Asquith, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from 1894 until his death in 1928)
Margot Asquith
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Birthdate: February 2, 1864
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Peeblesshire, Scotland
Died: July 28, 1945
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Catherine Hilda Duleep Singh
(Second daughter of H.H. Maharaja Sir Duleep Singh and Maharani Bamba)
Catherine Hilda Duleep Singh
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Birthdate: October 27, 1871
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elveden Hall, Elveden, United Kingdom
Died: November 8, 1942
Anne Stanley, Countess of Castlehaven
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Birthdate: 1580
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England
Died: October 8, 1647
Penelope Blount, Countess of Devonshire
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Birthdate: 1563
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chartley Castle, England
Died: July 7, 1607
Elizabeth of Vermandois, Countess of Leicester
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Birthdate: 1085 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: February 13, 1131
Melusine von der Schulenburg, Duchess of Kendal
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Birthdate: December 25, 1667
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Emden, Germany
Died: May 10, 1743
Elizabeth Grey, Countess of Kildare
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Birthdate: 1497 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: 1548 AD
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Bamba Sutherland
(Last surviving member of the family that had ruled the Sikh Empire in the Punjab)
Bamba Sutherland
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Birthdate: September 29, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 10, 1957
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Mary Anne Clarke
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Birthdate: April 3, 1776
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 21, 1852

Mary Anne Clarke was Prince Frederick's mistress. Her memoirs, which documented her relationship with Prince Frederick, were published in 1809. Her life and career inspired the famous novel Mary Anne which was written by her great-great granddaughter Daphne du Maurier.

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Elizabeth Bibesco
(English Actress, Socialite, Writer and Daughter of Former British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith)
Elizabeth Bibesco
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Birthdate: February 26, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 7, 1945

Elizabeth Bibesco was an English actress, socialite, and writer. From 1921 to 1940, Bibesco published a book of poetry, two plays, four novels, and three collections of short stories. Elizabeth Bibesco is perhaps best remembered as the daughter of former British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith.

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María de Salinas
(Noblewoman)
María de Salinas
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Birthdate: 1490 AD
Birthplace: Spain
Died: 1539 AD
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Mary Fitton
(Noblewoman)
Mary Fitton
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Birthdate: June 24, 1578
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gawsworth, Cheshire, England
Died: 1647 AD
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Dorothy Osborne
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Birthdate: 1627 AD
Birthplace: Bedford, England
Died: 1695 AD
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Mary Boyle, Countess of Cork and Orrery
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Birthdate: May 21, 1746
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 30, 1840