Sophie Lily Wilde

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Sophie Lily Wilde (Lees)

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Birthplace: Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Death: Died
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Wife of William Charles Kingsbury Wilde and Alexander Texeira de Mattos
Mother of Dorothy Ierne Wilde

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About Sophie Lily Wilde (Lees)

In January 1894, Willie married Lily Lees (1859-1922), with whom he had been living. Kevin O'Brien characterizes her as "an emotional woman with a tendency to early panic[;] she believed (incorrectly) that she was pregnant" and sought a powder to end the pregnancy. The marriage caused further grief to Lady Wilde when the couple moved in with her. She wrote to Oscar on 4 February 1894, to inform him of the marriage: "Miss Lees has but £50 a year and this just dresses her. She can give nothing to the house and Willie is always in a state of utter poverty. So all is left upon me". Willie and Lily had their only child in July 1895, Dorothy Ierne.

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Sophie Lily Wilde's Timeline

1859
1859
Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
1895
July 11, 1895
Age 36
London, County of London, England, United Kigndom
1900
1900
Age 41
1922
October 7, 1922
Age 63
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