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Lady Mary Coke

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Lady Mary Coke

Person  Female  Born 6/2/1727  Died 30/9/1811

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Letter writer and noblewoman. Born Lady Mary Campbell at either Sudbrook, Surrey or 27 Bruton Street, London. After a strained courtship, she married Edward, Viscount Coke in 1747. He retaliated by leaving her alone on the wedding night, and then virtually imprisoning her in his family estate in Norfolk. She is best known for the journal she kept from 1766 to 1791. Died at Morton House, Chiswick.

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