Emmeline Charlotte Elizabeth Stuart-Wortley

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Lady Emmeline Stuart-Wortley

Lady Emmeline Stuart-Wortley née Manners (1806 – 20 October 1855) was an English poet and writer, best known for her Travels in the United States, etc. During 1849 and 1850. She was editor of The Keepsake in 1837 and 1840.[1] She was a daughter of John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland and on 17 February 1831, she married Hon. Charles Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, a son of James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe. They had a daughter, Lady Victoria Welby.[2]

After the death of her husband in 1844, she began to travel as a wealthy Victorian widow, along with her daughter, Victoria. In October 1855, she died of dysentery in the area between Antioch and Beirut, while travelling through Ottoman Empire regions following the history of the early Christians.[3]

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  1. ^ The Cambridge bibliography of English literature, 1940, volume 1, page 807.
  2. ^ Welby, Victoria; Schmitz, H. Walter (1985). Significs and language: the articulate form of our expressive and interpretive resources. Foundations of semiotics. 5. John Benjamins Publishing Company. p. xxii. ISBN 90-272-3275-X. 
  3. ^ Schmitz, Heinrich Walter. ed. A. Eschbach, ed. Victoria Lady Welby: Significs and Language. John Benjamins. xxii–xiii.