Harriette Wilson

(1786—1846) courtesan

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courtesan, who left a spirited account of her adventures and amours in the fashionable Regency world in Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Written by Herself (1825), which describes her impressions of and friendships with Brummell, Prince Esterhazy, the dukes of Wellington, Argyle, Beaufort, Leinster, etc.

Subjects: Literature.

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