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Anspach [Ansbach], Elizabeth, [Craven, Elizabeth]locked

  • Olive Baldwin
  •  and Thelma Wilson

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(b London, Dec 17, 1750; d Naples, bur. Jan 13, 1828). English composer and playwright. She was the daughter of the Earl of Berkeley and at 16 married William Craven, later 6th Earl of Craven, with whom she had seven children. Beautiful, lively and indiscreet, she loved amateur theatricals and music. Her first play, ...

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