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Robinson, Mary (1758-1800), actress, author and royal mistress

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Alternative name(s):
  • Mary Darby (Maiden Name)
  • Perdita (Pseudonym)
Surname: Robinson
Forenames: Mary
Gender: Female
Date: 1758-1800
Biography: ODNB link for Robinson, Mary (1758-1800) nee Darby, Actress Author and Royal Mistress called Perdita
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P142525 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P24506 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Mary Robinson
  Description Held by Reference Further information
MS of The Lucky Escape
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
c1790-1800: poems (1 vol)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1781: letters from (Copies), to Prince of Wales and Viscount Malden about the former's treatment of her, and correspondence (24 letters) between Viscount Malden, Lord Southampton and Colonel Hotham regarding her relationship with the Prince of Wales
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 7244 Capell

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