Hamilton, Elizabeth

(1758-1816)
   Wrote The Cottagers of Glenburnie, a tale which had much popularity in its day, and perhaps had some effect in the improvement of certain aspects of humble domestic life in Scotland. She also wrote Letters on Education, Essays on the Human Mind, and The Hindoo Rajah.

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  • Elizabeth Hamilton (disambiguation) — Elizabeth Hamilton may refer to: * Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Orkney (c. 1657 – 1733), born Elizabeth Villiers, mistress to English King William III * Elizabeth Campbell, 1st Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon (1733–1790), born Elizabeth Gunning… …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Hamilton — (July 25, 1758 1816) was a British essayist, poet, satirist and novelist. Born in Ireland to Scottish parents, she lived most of her life in Scotland, and later England.Her first literary efforts were directed in supporting her brother Charles in …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Orkney — (c. 1657 ndash; 19 April 1733) was the acknowledged mistress of William III, King of England from 1680 until 1695. She was a lady in waiting to his wife, Queen Mary II.She was born to Colonel Sir Edward Villiers of Richmond and Frances Howard,… …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Campbell, Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon — Joshua Reynolds: Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Hamilton and Duchess of Argyll, Öl auf Leinwand, 1760 Elizabeth Campbell, 1. Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon (* 7. Dezember 1733 in Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire; † 20. Dezember 1790 im Argyll House …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Campbell, 1. Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon — Joshua Reynolds: Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Hamilton and Duchess of Argyll, Öl auf Leinwand, 1760 Elizabeth Campbell, 1. Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon (* 7. Dezember 1733 in Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire; † 20. Dezember 1790 im Argyll House …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hamilton (people) — Scots and Irish Nobility= *Duke of Hamilton :Surname Douglas Hamilton . For Dukes of Hamilton and of Brandon, Marquesses of Hamilton and Clydesdale, Earls of Arran, Lanark and Cambridge, Lords Hamilton, Aven, Innerdale, Polmont, Machansyre and… …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton — Elizabeth Hamilton (née Schuyler) (August 9 1757 – November 9 1854), was the wife of Alexander Hamilton, the founder of the Federalist party and first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America. She was born in Albany, New York,… …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Villiers — Elizabeth Villiers, spätere Lady Elizabeth Douglas Hamilton, Countess of Orkney (* um 1657; † 19. April 1733 in London) war eine englische Adlige und die Mätresse von König Wilhelm III. Leben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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