Lady Hester Stanhope

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Hester Lucy Stanhope

Also Known As: "The great traveller and Arabist"
Birthplace: St Marylebone, London
Death: Died in Djoun, Labanon
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Stanhope and Hester Stanhope
Wife of Michael Bruce and James Henry Martineau
Sister of Griselda Stanhope and Lucy Rachael Taylor
Half sister of Philip Henry Stanhope, 4th Earl Stanhope; Charles Banks Stanhope; James Hamilton Stanhope; unknown; unknown and 1 other

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About Lady Hester Stanhope

Works by Stanhope:

  • C L Meryon - Memoirs of the Lady Hester Stanhope (1845), Travels of Lady Hester Stanhope (1846)

Biographies of:

  1. Kirsten Ellis - Star of the Morning, The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope (2008)
  2. Lorna Gibb - Lady Hester: Queen of the East (2005)
  3. Virginia Childs - Lady Hester Stanhope (1990)
  4. Doris Leslie - The Desert Queen (1972)
  5. Joan Haslip - Lady Hester Stanhope (193
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Lady Hester Stanhope's Timeline

March 12, 1776
St Marylebone, London
April 7, 1776
St Marylebone, London
June 23, 1839
Age 63
Djoun, Labanon