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Lady Frances Steuart Denham

Neé Wemyss
Dates 1722 - 1789
Additional date information 1722-1789
Short biography

author of memoir

Biography

daughter of Earl of Wemyss, sister of Lord Elcho; married Sir James Stuart Denham, political economist; lived in exile with husband, appealed for his clemency successfully in 1762; as widow, wrote memoir of her married life

See Katherine Glover, Elite Women and Polite Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland (Woodbridge, 2011), 180 and passim

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