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Lady Emma Hamilton
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Born in Great Neston, Cheshire
Born on 12th of May 1765
Died on 15th of January 1815

Born 1765. Died 1815 - Mistress of Lord Nelson.


Most famously known as the mistress of Lord Nelson. Although married to Sir William Hamilton in 1791, she met Lord Nelson in 1793 and they became secret lovers. She gave birth to his daughter Horatia in 1801.

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http://www.nelson-society.org.uk/ Nelson Society
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/nelson_emma BBC profile

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