The Marriage Drama of Frances Vane Stewart, 3rd Marchioness of Londonderry


Lady Frances Anne Emily Vane-Tempest, Marchioness of Londonderry (1800-1865) and her Son George Henry Robert Charles William Vane-Tempest, Viscount Seaham, later 5th Marquess of Londonderry (1821-1884) by Thomas Lawrence, public domain

By Lauren Gilbert

The Hon. Frances Anne Vane Tempest was born January 17, 1800, in St. James’s Square, London.  Frances Anne was admired and respected for her successes as a political and a society hostess, her business acumen, and her position in society. She capably ran estates in England and Ireland, and was known for being strong minded.  Her background certainly prepared her to think for herself, to trust her own judgment, and to stand her ground.  Her parents were fascinating people in their own rights.

To read more about Frances, and her intriguing background, visit the English Historical Fiction Authors blog here: https://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2022/09/the-marriage-drama-of-frances-vane.html

Image via Wikimedia Commons: Photo by Franzy89 April 4, 2020.

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