Reference Entry

King [née Bernard], Frances Elizabeth [Fanny] (1757-1821), philanthropist and author

Mary C. Martin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

Show Summary Details


King [née Bernard], Frances Elizabeth [Fanny] (1757-1821), philanthropist and author, was born on 25 July 1757 at Lincoln, the third daughter and eighth child of Sir Francis Bernard, baronet (1712-1779), provincial lawyer and later governor of New Jersey and Massachusetts, and Amelia, née Offley (c.1719-1778), daughter of Stephen Offley of ...

Reference Entry.  1827 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.