Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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Mary Wortley Montagu (Pierrepont), Lady

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Birthplace: Nottinghamshire, , England, London
Death: Died in England - wife of Edward Montague
Cause of death: cancer
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull and Mary Pierrepont, Lady
Wife of Edward Wortley Montagu
Mother of Edward Wortley Montagu, II; Mary Wortley-Montagu, Baroness Mount Stuart of Wortley and NN Montagu, Countess of Bute
Sister of Frances, Countess of Mar; Evelyn Leveson-Gower and William Pierrepont, styled Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull
Half sister of Anne Pierrepont and Caroline Pierrepont

Occupation: English letter-writer
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About Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Mary_Wortley_Montagu

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
February 1718
Age 28
1762
August 21, 1762
Age 73
England - wife of Edward Montague
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