Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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Mary Wortley Montagu (Pierrepont), Lady

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Nottinghamshire, , England, London
Death: August 21, 1762 (73)
England - wife of Edward Montague (cancer)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull and Lady Mary Pierrepont, Lady
Wife of Edward Wortley Montagu, I
Mother of Edward Wortley Montagu, II and Mary Wortley-Montagu, Baroness Mount Stuart of Wortley
Sister of Frances, Countess of Mar; Lady 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

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 Orien

She let her children have vaccinations in Constantinople as early as in 1718, and in 1721 in England, source Helsingin Sanomat April 6, 2016

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Timeline

May 26, 1689
Age 23
England - son of Edward Wortley Montague
January 19, 1718
Age 28
August 21, 1762
Age 73
England - wife of Edward Montague