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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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