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King [née Bernard], Frances Elizabeth [Fanny]

Mary Clare Martin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15561

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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, ...

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