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Eden, Emily (1797-1869), writer

Pam Perkins

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780192806871
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Eden, Emily (1797-1869), writer


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 ...

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