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Jane Gordon, Duchess of Gordon

(b. 1748, Edinburgh, Scotland – d. April 14, 1812, Piccadilly, London )

Gender: F

Jane née Maxwell, Duchess of Gordon (1749-1812), a close friend of JB, see ODNB. Together with her husband, Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon (1743-1827), they had seven children including five daughters. At the time of this letter, four daughters had been born: Lady Louisa Gordon (1776-1850), Lady Charlotte Gordon (1768-1842), Lady Madelina Gordon (1772-1847) and Lady Susan Gordon (1774-1828). Her fifth daughter, Lady Georgiana Gordon (1781-1853), was born the following year.

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  • Jane Gordon
  • Duchess of Gordon

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