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Elliott [Eliot; née Dalrymple], Grace [nicknamed Dally the Tall] (1754?-1823), courtesan and writer

M. J. Levy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8675
Elliott [Eliot; née Dalrymple], Grace [nicknamed Dally the Tall] (1754?-1823), courtesan and writer

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Elliott [Eliot; née Dalrymple], Grace [nicknamed Dally the Tall] (1754?-1823), courtesan and writer, was probably born in Edinburgh, the youngest daughter of Hew or Hugh Dalrymple (d. 1774), lawyer, and his wife, Grisel Craw (d. c.1765). She had at least one sister, Jacintha (d. 1802), mother of the diarist Frances, ...

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