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  Lady Violet
In Serving the Good lady violet and the Great, Violet shares her eyewitness account of some of the most important lady violet and powerful people of the 20th Century--from Churchill to Eisenhower, from Lady Astor to George Bernard Shaw--always in the light of her trust in God, 'whose service is perfect freedom'.
Violet Bonham Carter, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury - Lady Violet Bonham Carter DBE, (April 15 1887- February 19 1969) was a British politician and the daughter of Liberal Prime Minister H.H. Lady Elizabeth Wellesley - Lady Elizabeth Wellesley (born December 26, 1918) is an English socialite.
She is the daughter of Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington, and Dorothy Violet Ashton, and is thus a great-great-granddaughter of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.
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  Presidential Avenue: First Ladies
At 17 she was one of the most popular young ladies in Williamsburg, and at 18 she married a prosperous planter named Daniel Parke Custis.
Grant enjoyed her years as first lady and was most generous in welcoming the public to the White House.
As first lady, she fought against drug abuse, making popular the slogan, "Just Say No." She also displayed courage during personal crises, such as the assassination attempt on her husband in 1981 and her own surgery for breast cancer in 1987.
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 Wellesley Commencement Address 1996: Nora Ephron
When we came to Wellesley in the fall of 1958, there was an article in the Harvard Crimson about the women's colleges, one of those stupid mean little articles full of stereotypes, like girls at Bryn Mawr wear fl.
Anyway, as I was saying, the Crimson had this snippy article which said that Wellesley was a school for tunicata -- tunicata apparently being small fish who spend the first part of their lives frantically swimming around the ocean floor exploring their environment, and the second part of their lives just lying there breeding.
When Elizabeth Dole pretends that she isn't serious about her career, that is an attack on you.
www.wellesley.edu /PublicAffairs/Commencement/1996/speechesnephron.html   (2500 words)

 Fuller Family of Sussex - pafg108 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Lady Elizabeth Parker [Parents] was born in 1699 in Leek, Staffordshire.
Elizabeth Heathcote was born on 19 Oct 1730.
Gerald Valerian Wellesley was born on 07 Dec 1770.
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 Index to royal Genealogical Data - ordered by forename - part 33
Elizabeth Ernestine A of, Abbess of Gandersheim Saxe-Meiningen, b.
Elizabeth of Hervorden, Abbess of Hervorden Wittelsbach, b.
Elizabeth of Prussia, Princess of Prussia Hohenzollern, b.
www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk /genealogy/royal/gedFx33.html   (239 words)

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It will, of course, be supposed, that the ladies of the country assembled to witness this gallant strife, those excepted who held the stricter tenets of puritanism, and would therefore have deemed it criminal to afford countenance to the profane gambols of the malignants.
The truth was, that the good old lady had been obliged to make all her domestic servants turn out to complete the quota which her barony ought to furnish for the muster, and in which she would not for the universe have been found deficient.
Lady Margaret had herself set forth, and her authority could not be appealed to.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Lady of the Bedchamber
Ladies of the Bedchamber to Catherine of Braganza, 1662-1688
Ladies of the Bedchamber to Augusta, Princess of Wales, 1736-1763
Ladies of the Bedchamber to Mary, Princess of Wales, later Queen Mary, 1901-1953
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 thePeerage.com - nil and others
She married Lt.-Col. Sir Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington, son of Colonel Sir Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington and Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams, on 30 April 1914.
     Lady Elizabeth Wellesley was born on 26 December 1918.
She married Wing Commander Lord George Wellesley, son of Colonel Sir Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington and Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams, on 12 March 1917 in New York City, New York, U.S.A. She died on 21 February 1946 at age 57.
www.thepeerage.com /p10381.htm   (2006 words)

 The Caledonian Foundation USA
Concluding her research in 1938, she left Wellesley to be with her family in Upstate New York.
She was elected the first woman president of the Botanical Society of America and became a Fellow of the New York Academy of Science.
Wellesley honored her in 1946 by naming after her the greenhouses she had designed and directed.
www.caledonianfoundationusa.org /famous_scots_gallery.html   (456 words)

 Fortnightly Club of Redlands
The First Lady is in the spotlight because her husband holds the highest elected political office in the land.
Despite the fact that Lady Bird was asked by her family not to marry into that no-good Johnson family, she and Lyndon were married in 1934.
In 1972, She was also the first incumbent First Lady to travel to Africa and the first to call publicly for the appointment of a woman to the U.S. Supreme Court.
www.redlandsfortnightly.org /papers/preslady2.htm   (4236 words)

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But the larger Wellesley team said, "not this year." Recovering from tough losses against Tufts and Smith, the Blue handed the Lady Engineers their first reversal of the season.
Wellesley, with the home crowd advantage, was in overdrive posting personal bests and frustrated the Lady Engineers' opening game plan.
Wellesley however, knowing it had to deny MIT the win, stacked together its finest relay squad, and their last two swimmers took the lead to win the event and the meet 148-135.
web.mit.edu /coe/www/Wellesley   (736 words)

 Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea
Lady Kingsmill was, by all accounts, a shrewd and independent woman.
It was also a family with a tradition of strong women: Heneage's grandmother Elizabeth was created Countess of Winchilsea in her own right in 1628, a title that was remaindered to her male heirs.
The Wellesley Manuscript Poems of Anne, Countess of Winchilsea.
digital.library.upenn.edu /women/finch/finch-anne.html   (2156 words)

 Women's Swimming Loses to Wellesley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Unfortunately, the Wellesley team was able to hand the MIT their first lost of the season.
Wellesley moved into the lead which it would never surrender with easy sweeps in the 1000 freestyle and 100 backstroke races.
Wellesley, however, stacked together its finest relay squad, and their last two swimmers took the lead to win the event and the meet 148­135.
www-tech.mit.edu /V118/N68/swimming.68s.html   (384 words)

 History Professor Writes About a 'Southern Lady, Yankee Spy'
Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, A Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy (Oxford University Press, October 2003) is the story of a woman who defied the conventions of the 19-century South.
Varon describes a woman who was very much a product of her time and place, yet continually took controversial stands from her early efforts to free her family's slaves, to her daring wartime activities and beyond.
The powerful biography brings Van Lew to life, showing how she used the social and female stereotypes of the day to confound Confederate authorities (who suspected her, but could not believe a proper Southern lady could be a spy), even as she brought together Union sympathizers at all levels of society, from slaves to slaveholders.
www.wellesley.edu /PublicAffairs/Releases/2003/91903.html   (663 words)

 ★ Reviews of books about Longford
Lady Longford is critical when need be, but her obvious admiration for the Duke does shine through.
Lousia Antrim was a Lady in Waiting to Queens Victoria and Alexandra of England and accompnied them on most of the state events and overseas trips they went on.
First is a lady detective who accidentally invokes a protection spell and brings one of the King's Musketeers through time to help her.
ireland.vacationbookreview.com /Longford   (1933 words)

 Elizabeth Dickinson for Mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota
Elizabeth is smart, she's organized, she's inspiring, she's honest, and she believes in the power of people and our neighborhoods to make St. Paul the best it can be.
Elizabeth and her campaign team will be attending this event sponsored by the Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (C.H.A.T.).
Elizabeth will examine ideas ranging from a proposed 50,000-square-foot limitation ordinance to the two-year big box construction moratorium currently under consideration in the St. Paul City Council, and will talk about the proposed CVS drugstore on Grand Avenue.
www.elizabethdickinson.org /calendar-past.php   (2272 words)

 Elizabeth Roche, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force
Decorated World War II veteran and Wellesley Person of the Week, Elizabeth "Betty" Roche, was a native of Michigan's upper peninsula's "Copper Country".
Which was exactly why a Wellesley lady like Betty Roche volunteered to serve there." One of 656 female soldiers to receive awards for New Guinea combat actions, Betty Roche received a second combat award for her role in the liberation of the Philippines, and many additional awards in later years.
Elizabeth Roche died of cancer at her Atlantic Beach, Florida, home on January 21,1999, at the age of 88.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /eroche.htm   (446 words)

 The Life of John Wesley by John Telford - Chapter 1
Bartholomew Wesley, his great-grandfather, was the son of Sir Herbert Wesley, of Westleigh, Devonshire, and Elizabeth de Wellesley, of Dangan, county Meath, in Ireland.
This young lady was the niece of Dr. Fuller, the Church historian, who describes her father “as a grave man, who would yet willingly contribute his shot of facetiousness on any just occasion.” He had been persecuted by Laud for preaching against Arminianism and the ceremonies.
John Wesley’s mother was therefore a lady both by birth and breeding,—a fact which must not be lost sight of in studying the character of her children.
wesley.nnu.edu /wesleyan_theology/telford/telford_ch01.htm   (2666 words)

 MYSTERY!: Lady Audley's Secret: Credits
Lady Audley's Secret is a Warner Sisters Production for Carlton International and WGBH Boston.
Producers are Jane Wellesley and Anne-Marie Casey (Warner Sisters); Betsan Morris Evans is director.
The screenplay is written by Donald Hounam, based on the novel of the same title by Mary Elizabeth Braddon.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/mystery/programs/ladyaudley/credits.html   (84 words)

 Campaign Snapshot: Elizabeth Edwards / Dems' '2nd lady' effective in Jeannette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards, serves cantaloupe to victims of Friday's flooding during a visit to the Millvale Community Center yesterday.
The former lawyer, who quit her practice to raise her two small children, now spends five to six days a week on the road talking to small groups like the one in Jeannette, pushing hard for votes by explaining complex issues such as the differences between the health plans proposed by Kerry and President Bush.
Like first lady Laura Bush, Edwards is warmly received -- particularly by women, who say she is a careful listener and someone to whom they can relate.
www.postgazette.com /pg/04266/383299.stm   (670 words)

 nobility   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the queen.
Lady Jane Wellesley, only daughter of the eighth Duke of Wellington, has been linked romantically with Prince Charles, heir to the British throne.
The eldest of Lady Jane’s four brothers is Arthur Charles, the Marquess Douro.
www.stthomas.edu /jour/apstyle/nobility.html   (810 words)

 Irish Marriages
Adams, Sam.=Leslee, Elizabeth, at Bell Green, co. Cavan Mar. 1779 p.
Beresford, Lady Isabella Ann=Brydges, John W.H. 1812 p.
Fox, Rhd., Foxhall, co. Longford=Maxwell, Lady Anne, e.d.
www.celticcousins.net /ireland/irish_marriages.htm   (8135 words)

 AEGiS-LT: The First Lady Defends Right to Private Life
But I hope (the Wellesley students) won't opt not to have families and I hope they won't opt not to be great parents.
Bush, who as First Lady has often been seen as a guardian of values on home and family, said she would not necessarily address those issues next month at Wellesley when she delivers her speech, which has not been written yet.
The Wellesley protest was a rare public criticism of the First Lady, who, well into her second White House year has scored highly in public approval ratings.
www.aegis.com /news/lt/1990/LT900501.html   (983 words)

 Wellesley History Professor's New Book Reveals Remarkable 'Southern Lady, Yankee Spy'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 19 (AScribe News) -- If you have never heard of Elizabeth Van Lew, another Elizabeth--Varon, that is, professor of history at Wellesley College--wants to change all that.
Under the nose of the Confederate government, Van Lew ran a spy ring that gathered intelligence, hampered the Southern war effort and helped scores of Union soldiers to escape from prisons.
Varon describes a woman who was very much a product of her time and place, yet continually took controversial stands--from her early efforts to free her family's slaves, to her daring wartime activities and beyond.
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 St. John the Evangelist Parish - Wellesley Massachusetts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
John died at the Elizabeth Seton Residence, Wellesley, where he was so well cared for in the final weeks of his life.
Those parishes were Our Lady of Lourdes, Brockton; Holy Name, West Roxbury; St. John-St. Hugh, Roxbury, as pastor; and then pastor at St. John the Evangelist, Wellesley.
He is survived by his sister Margaret “Peg” Farren of Everett and nieces and nephew, Maureen Crockett and Pauline Philbin of South Yarmouth and Patricia Bellafatto of Winthrop, and John C. Philbin of Boxford.
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 Wellesley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769–1852), Irish soldier, statesman, and Prime Minister of the UK Charles Wellesley (1808–1858), British politician
Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Douro (born 1945), British businessman
Wellesley marriage, defunct term for (not necessarily sexual) homosexual cohabitation, see also Boston marriage
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She had barely finished speaking when a hot butter croissant with assorted jams, a yoghurt and a mug of hot chocolate appeared on the table, as John greeted her.
"Thank you, Tim", Elizabeth smiled as she reflected how nice it was that Tim could immediately pick up their thoughts of what they wanted to eat, sometimes even before they knew themselves.
He was still holding his head between his hands, and it took him a few moments to realise he had jaunted and that he was in front of a beautiful young lady who was...
www.xmission.com /~ladyslvr/TPFICT/n-z/soulmates.htm   (1876 words)

John Reginald Upton Colborne, later Eliott-Drake-Colborne, the son and heir of the Second Lord Seaton, married Elizabeth Beatrice Fuller, of the Drakes of Buckland, and assumed by Royal License on 16 August the additional names of Eliott and Drake.
The present duke is a Spencer in the male line, and his title descends by a special remainder through the daughter of John Churchill, created the first duke on 14 Dec 1702.
Queen Elizabeth II Her Majesty is descended from Henry Drake of Reigate, Surrey through her mother.
www.wyverngules.com /Titles/Titles.htm   (698 words)

 Wives and Lovers in novels of the Royal Navy in Nelson's time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
A stark plebeian contrast to Lady Barbara Wellesley, whom he meets in The Happy Return, and she meets in A Ship of the Line.
Black-haired, beautiful, blue-eyed and pushing thirty when we first meet her; an orphan given houseroom by her aunt Mrs Williams when she comes home from India after being widowed, and meets Aubrey and Maturin who have taken up residence in Sussex after the Peace of Amiens.
The sister of the three Wellesley brothers, one Viceroy of India and later Foreign Secretary, one the later Duke of Wellington, and one Ambassador to Spain.
www.cleverley.org /navy/wives.asp   (746 words)

 CNN.com - CNN Political Ticker
They were not especially close, but they found each other smart and interesting and said they would try to keep in touch.
Their private expressiveness stands in sharp contrast to the ever-disciplined political persona she presents to the public now.
He also brought the family, including wife Elizabeth who’s having her own battle with cancer.
politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com   (9880 words)

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