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Regency Personality: Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope, British Socialite, Adventurer, and Traveler

Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope (12 March 1776 – 23 June 1839) was a British socialite, adventurer and traveler. Her archaeological expedition to Ashkelon in 1815 is considered the first modern excavation in the history of Holy Land archeology. Her use … Continue reading

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