Excerpt from How Like a WomanThe Honorable Rachel Saltoun was the only child and heiress of Lord Edgar Saltoun, youngest son of the duke of craig morris.Her parents had both died when she was a girl 1n the school room, and she had inherited, through her mother, an estate in Surrey, and a large farm in Sussex and through her father, a town house 1n Portland Place, which She thoroughly detested, and utterly refused to live in.She had some half dozen heirs presumptive, who, if they did not actually thirst for her blood, would, at least, have received the news of her death with equanimity But She was young, vigorous, and energetic, possessing a large amount of vitality and a predominant will to live and en joy her life, which is, perhaps, the best preventive of an early demise.She was a young lady of three and twenty, freed from the legal control of her guardians and trustees, Sir Henry Mordaunt, her uncle, and Mr Robert Vyse, her late father s solicitor, and in the possession of her property but still giving these two gentlemen a vast deal of anxiety on her account.She was neither wild, nor what is termed in these days, fast, but she held strange theories for so young a woman.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Read How Like a Woman (Classic Reprint) By Florence Marryat – heartforum.co.uk
British author and actress, daughter of author Capt Frederick Marryat Children of the The New Forest , particularly known for her sensational novels and her involvement with several celebrated spiritual mediums of the late nineteenth century Her works include There is No Death 1891 and The Spirit World 1894.Marryat s parents separated when she was young her childhood was divided between her parents residences, where she was privately educated.Shortly before her 21st birthday, she wed Thomas Ross Church, an officer in the Madras staff corps of the British Army in India they spent the first seven years of their married life traveling India extensively before she returned to England in 1860 They had eight children but divorced in 1879 later that year, Marryat wed Colonel Francis Lean At the age of 43, Marryat entered the stage, taking a role in a drama she had written, Her World Against a Lie, in 1881.
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- How Like a Woman (Classic Reprint)
- Florence Marryat
- 02 July 2018 Florence Marryat