Georgiana Fullerton

FULLERTON, (Lady) Georgiana Charlotte (née Leveson-Gower). b. Tixhall Hall, Staffordshire, 23 September 1812; d. Bournemouth, Hampshire, 19 January 1885. The Leveson-Gower family was a distinguished one: her father later became Earl Granville; her mother was Lady Harriet Cavendish. Her father was appointed Ambassador to Paris in 1824. She married Alexander George Fullerton, an attaché at the embassy, in 1833. In 1843 he became a Roman Catholic; she followed in 1846, after her father’s death. She was a prolific novelist, translator  and biographer, beginning with Ellen Middleton (1844) and Grantley Manor (1847), and continuing with Lady-Bird (1855) and Too Strange not to be True (1864). In...

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