Amy Lyon


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Noun1.Amy Lyon - English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
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It's about Lord Nelson and his mistress, Lady Hamilton (born Amy Lyon in Ness, Wirral).
Amy Lyon was born the daughter of the Cheshire blacksmith, Henry Lyon, but as he died when she was two months old, was raised by her mother.
She reinvented herself as Amy Lyon, Emly Hart, Emma Hart and finally Emma Hamilton, after marrying Britain's ambassador to Naples, Sir William Hamilton.