The sale, on January 17, also includes a number of his love letters to his mistress, Lady Emma Hamilton
The Of Royal And Noble Descent sale on January 17 also includes a number of his love letters to his mistress, Lady Emma Hamilton
, written between 1801 and 1803.
Some of Nelson's letters to his mistress Lady Emma Hamilton
, and a portrait of her, are in the sale.
Opening the show for them is Kirsty Merryn who has a newly released debut album, She & I, which uses inspirational women - Jessica Mitford, Grace Darling, Lady Emma Hamilton
among them - to populate some classy original songs.
I recommend Olivia Rose Austin, Munstead Wood, Boscobel, Queen of Sweden and Lady Emma Hamilton
The full Nelson FOLLOW in the footsteps of Lord Nelson and set up a secret rendezvous with your beloved at The Gun, Docklands - the meeting point for the famous officer and his mistress Lady Emma Hamilton
13 ( ANI ): A letter written by Admiral Lord Nelson to his mistress Lady Emma Hamilton
is set to be auctioned in London on November 13.
One of the best known stories was about visitors to the island, British flag officer, Lord Nelson and his lover, Lady Emma Hamilton
More upwardly mobile than a helium-filled bouncy castle, and far more fun in the tumbling department for aristocratic admirers, Lady Emma Hamilton
was England's first superstar and pioneer MAW (model, actress, whatever).
The affair between Admiral Horatio Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton
- the daughter of a Wirral blacksmith - endured until Nelson's untimely death.
Included among the many accounts of women only peripherally connected to the sea are stories of the wives and widows of mariners, lady ship chandlers and lighthouse keepers, cross-dressing female tars, an entrepreneur who "commenced an unflagging campaign of lobbying the authorities for redress" after losing her ship to pirates, and an extended rift on Lady Emma Hamilton
, wife of Sir William Hamilton and mistress of Horatio Nelson (48).
A brilliant historical novel, it reinvents Nelson the killer, Nelson the superpatriot, Nelson the champion of duty yet simultaneously the super-individualist disobeying his commandant's orders (and getting away with it), and of course Nelson the impregnator of the stunning wife of the British Ambassador at Naples, Lady Emma Hamilton
, who bore him a daughter inevitably named Horatia.