Lord Elgin"s lady a novel by Theodore Vrettos

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain


  • Elgin, Thomas Bruce, Earl of, 1766-1841 -- Fiction,
  • Ferguson, Mary Nisbet, 1777-1855 -- Fiction,
  • Women -- Great Britain -- Fiction,
  • Nobility -- Fiction

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Book details

Statementby Theodore Vrettos.
LC ClassificationsPS3572.R38 L6 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination363 p. ;
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4273761M
ISBN 100395313333
LC Control Number81020059

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Extremely well done. Vrettos clearly has done his research and captures the sense of this affair from the Greek perspective. Lord Elgins Lady received glowing reviews throughout America, and 3/5(2).

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He served as Governor of Jamaica (–), Governor General of the Province of Canada (–), and Viceroy of India (–). Inhe was appointed High Commissioner and Plenipotentiary in China and the Far Children: Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin. Travelling back to England through mainland France, the Elgins were arrested as prisoners of war ("surely," noted the indefatigable Lady Elgin, surveying fellow British detenus, "there must be at.

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In the spring ofthe Elgins finally got to Athens. Lady Elgin, pregnant with her third child, stayed to supervise her husband’s project while he went island-hopping. The first two firmans had already been passed on to local authorities, and Lady Elgin had subsequent firmans that authorized the sculptures’ removal.3/5(2).

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Elgin joined in and, lifting his wineglass, drank to Lord Nelson, upon which "Lady Hamilton actually greeted [Scottish for wept]!" Three days later, the Elgins traveled by carriage to Messina for a meeting with Giovanni Battista Lusieri.

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Ancestry. Lord Elgin is a direct living descendant of Robert Bruce (his 19th great grandfather through his 12th great grandmother Jane Blackadder), and James Bruce the Explorer (his fourth great grandfather.

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