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Helen Elliot, Lady Minto

Neé Stewart
Dates - 1774
Additional date information died 1774
Short biography

Lady Directress Edinburgh Assembly

Biography

daughter of Sir Robert Stewart of Allanbank, married Gilbert Elliot Lord Minto, Lady Directress Edinburgh Assembly from 1746, children included Jean Elliot author of 'The Flowers of the Forest'

See Katherine Glover, Elite Women and Polite Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland (Woodbridge, 2011) 175 and passim

 

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