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Eden, Emily

Pam Perkins

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Eden, Emily (1797–1869), writer, was born on 3 March 1797 at Old Palace Yard, Westminster, the twelfth of fourteen children of William Eden, first Baron Auckland (1744–1814), diplomatist, and his wife, Eleanor Elliot (1758–1818), daughter of Sir Gilbert Elliot (1722–1777). The Edens were influential and active members of the whig aristocracy, and ...

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Subjects: Literature

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