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Elizabeth St Michel

Birthplace: Bideford, Devon, UK
Death: Died in City of London, Greater London, UK
Place of Burial: St. Olave Hart Street, London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alexander Marchant de St Michel and Dorothy de St Michel
Wife of Samuel Pepys
Sister of Balthazar (Balty) de St Michel

Managed by: Alyson Breuer (Banks)
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About Elizabeth St Michel


Samuel Pepys married Elizabeth St. Michel, daughter of an Huguenot gentleman (Alexander Le Marchant De Saint Michel) who had come over to seek (without success) renewed fortune in England. Elizabeth was 15 beautiful and penniless. Her mother claimed to be descended from the Cliffords, Dukes of Cumberland. Her maternal Grandmother was Dorothea Clifford daughter of Sir. Conyers Clifford Governor of Connaught. whose family had been settled in Kent since the reign of Richard II. AB.

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Elizabeth St Michel's Timeline

October 23, 1640
Bideford, Devon, UK
October 1655
Age 14
November 10, 1669
Age 29
City of London, Greater London, UK
November 13, 1669
Age 29
St. Olave Hart Street, London, Middlesex, England