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Lady Hester Stanhope

Virginia Childs

Lady Hester Stanhope

queen of the desert

by Virginia Childs

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stanhope, Hester, -- Lady, -- 1776-1839.,
  • Travelers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includesbibliography and index.

    Statementby Virginia Childs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG246.S/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(218)p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22351842M
    ISBN 100297810170

    Stanhope, Hester (–)Aristocratic English traveler who pioneered Western access to remote areas of the Middle East and later settled in the region, performing humanitarian services and acquiring a reputation for wisdom and sanctity. Name variations: Lady Hester Stanhope. Source for information on Stanhope, Hester (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Other articles where Lady Hester Stanhope is discussed: Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope: His eldest daughter, Lady Hester Stanhope, was a traveler and an eccentric who became the de facto ruler of a mountain community in western Syria (modern Lebanon).

    LADY HESTER STANHOPE. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. When these English damsels of gentic birth go askew, they go. Here is the story of a niece of William Pitt's, whose home environment proved too hampering and who at 33 -- sets out on her own career. You can read more book reviews or buy Star of the Morning: The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope by Kirsten Ellis at greggdev.com You can read more book reviews or buy Star of the Morning: The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope by Kirsten Ellis at greggdev.com Comments. Like to comment on this review?

    The adventurous and unconventional Lady Hester Stanhope (–) set off to travel to the East in the early nineteenth century. She had been hostess to her uncle, British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger, and after his death she received a government pension and decided to leave greggdev.com by: 3. Aug 30,  · In , Lady Hester Stanhope, the beautiful, highly educated niece and chief of staff of one-time Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger, left her homeland of .


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This is the fantastic true story of Pitt the Younger's niece, Lady Hester Stanhope, who, at the turn of the eighteenth century left her homeland and travelled through Cairo, Jaffa, Damascus, Palmyra - braving bandit-infested territories to visit cities which seldom been seen by Europeans and charming a series of murderous despots/5.

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The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. years before Lady Hester Stanhope book of Arabia, Lady Hester Stanhope abandoned her aristocratic British life to travel around the Middle East by herself, adopting local customs and making it her home.

She survived shipwrecks, plagues, Bedouin attacks, and developed a reputation so great that the Sultan himself couldn’t say no to her. Apr 21,  · Lady Hester Stanhope was probably the most interesting woman in England at the turn of the nineteenth century.

She was related to most of the politically influential men of the day and played hostess to her uncle, the Prime Minister Pitt. She was bright, interested in most everything and unwilling to play a differential role/5(3). Lady Hester Stanhope, adventurer and socialite.] Three Autograph Letters Signed ('H Stanhope' and 'H.

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Aug 07,  · By the s, Lady Stanhope’s ego had outlived her money, her lovers, and perhaps her sanity. She died poor, alone, and a servant to her own eccentricities in To her great credit, at a time when women were not expected to indulge in either confidence or adventure, Lady Hester Stanhope exhaled both with every breath.

May 13,  · Lady Hester, Queen of the East by Lorna Gibb pp, Faber, £ Lady Hester Stanhope kept a horse in her stable in preparation for the Messiah, and. Aug 06,  · Buy Lady Hester Stanhope: The Unconventional Life of the Queen of the Desert New Ed by Joan Haslip (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Lady Hester Stanhope: The Unconventional book by Joan Haslip. This is the fantastic true story of Pitt the Younger's niece, Lady Hester Stanhope, who, at the turn of the eighteenth century left her homeland and travelled Free shipping over $ Jun 28,  · Charles Lewis Meryon () was the personal physician to the unconventional and adventurous Lady Hester Stanhope (), who left England in to travel to the Middle East.

She eventually settled in Lebanon and by the time she died no longer had contact with any greggdev.com: Charles Lewis Meryon. Jun 27,  · For a few months, there is no mention in the Common Place Book of Lady Hester Stanhope.

Presumably, her and her companions disembarked at Alexandria. However, in August it seems as though Lady Hester wanted the H.M.S. Salsette to carry her from Saide to Damascus. “Mr. Sep 14,  · In Eothen by Alexander Kinglake, chapter VIII is devoted to Lady Hester Stanhope. George Eliot's novel Daniel Deronda mentions Lady Hester Stanhope, book one, chapter seven.

Lady Hester Stanhope is referred to in the English author Georgette Heyer's historical romance novel of the Regency period entitled Venetia, Chapter greggdev.coms: Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope, Hester Stanhope, Louisa Grenville. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Hester Stanhope, Viscountess Mahon (19 October – 20 July ), formerly Lady Hester Pitt, was the wife of Charles Stanhope, Viscount Mahon, later the 3rd Earl Stanhope.

She was the eldest daughter of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, by his wife, the former Lady Hester Grenville (–), herself the daughter of the 1st Countess Temple.

Sep 13,  · Book Jacket: The wily Mehmet Ali, the ruler of Egypt and her erstwhile friend, grumbled: ‘The Englishwoman has caused me more trouble than all the insurgent people in Syria or Palestine.’ In all ways, Lady Hester Stanhope pushed the boundaries of what was considered possible – or acceptable – almost two centuries ago.

Aug 21,  · STAR OF THE MORNING: THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF LADY HESTER STANHOPE BY KIRSTEN ELLIS Harper Press, pp, £ IT'S THREE YEARS SINCE THE LAST biography of Lady Hester Stanhope, one which went.Jul 23,  · If you were taking your School Certificate in you would have known.

This was the year that Joan Haslip's biography appeared and extracts from the volumes produced by Lady Hester's physician and assiduous Boswell, Charles Lewis Meryon, Memoirs of Lady Hester Stanhope () and Travels of Lady Hester Stanhope (), were set texts.Esther Stanhope, speaker, impact coach and communications expert for lawyers, bankers and professionals.

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