Mary Wortley Montagu (Pierrepont), Lady (1689 - 1762) MP

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Birthplace: Nottinghamshire, , England, London
Death: Died in England - wife of Edward Montague
Cause of death: cancer
Occupation: English letter-writer
Managed by: Mary Guinness
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About Mary Wortley Montagu (Pierrepont), Lady

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (15 May 1689 – 21 August 1762) was an English aristocrat and writer. Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, as wife to the British ambassador, which have been described by Billie Melman as “the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient”.

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Timeline

1689
May 26, 1689
London
1712
August 12, 1712
Age 23
by Special Licence
1713
1713
Age 23
England - son of Edward Wortley Montague
1718
1718
Age 28
1762
August 21, 1762
Age 73
England - wife of Edward Montague
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