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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.