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Diew Energy Our Mission and Vision. Our Mission To give the best quality goods and services at affordable rates with uncompromising standards. Our Vision To be the best Energy Firm of its kind that will be relevant to every generation. Follow Diew Energy on social media. She studied art at the Slade School. Ashton enjoyed a brief stage career at the Criterion Theatre under the stage-name of Diana Portis, in H. She wrote the bleak tragedy Granite , followed by Call Home the Heart She produced a volume of history of Covent Garden interpersed with memoirs, entitled, London has a Garden Clemence Dane died aged seventy-seven March 28, From she was a soloist with the Tbilisi Opera, and was later attached to the Erevan Opera as a soloist for fifteen years — Appointed a professor of music at the Erevan Conservatory , she retired in Aikanush Danelian died in Erevan, aged sixty-four April 19, She attended a local secondary school, and then studied under Horace Moore-Jones in Sydney.
She then studied painting at the Julian Ashton School in Sydney, and was employed there as a teacher by Having met Paul Cezanne, she imbibed the philosophy and style of the cubist movement. It was during this period that she began to produce her own pottery, and corresponded with Crowley in Australia. Dangar later spent a period at Fez, in Morocco , and her work became influenced by Islamic designs.
During WW II she was confined at Sablon, where she taught English in order to survive, and even spent five days in a concentration camp at Grenoble She remained in France for the rest of her life, and died of cancer Sept 4, , tended to the end by Catholic monks, and was buried at Sernieres in Ardeche.
During this time she continued with her theatre career. Linda Dangcil died May 7, aged sixty-six, in Los Angeles. Dangerfield, Elma Tryphosa — — British journalist, dramatist and writer Elma Dangerfield was born at Wavertree, in Liverpool Oct 11, , the daughter of a banker. Widowed in , she survived her husband sixty-five years, and never remarried.
Dangerfield was a co-founder of the European-Atlantic Groip , and re-founded The Byron Society , of which she served as director — She wrote the famous play Mad Shelley , a dramatic life of the famous poet in five acts. Her story Radio Lover formed the basis of a film produced by Ian Dalrymple. She was also the author of Byron and the Romantics in Switzerland Dangerfield is especially remembered for a series of harrowing articles she wrote for The Nineteenth Century and After periodical in which she gave details of disturbing Nazi activities and atrocities.
She later wrote an account of the numerous Poles deported to Russian camps in Beyond the Urals , the preface of which was written by Dame Rebecca West. Elma Dangerfield died in London Jan 22, , aged ninety-eight. Dangerosa was abducted and was seduced or allowed herself to be by the famous troubadour, William IX, Duke of Aquitaine — She was the maternal grandmother of the famous Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Dangerosa survived William over two decades, and remained resided at Poitiers, where she died aged in her early sixties Nov 7, A family legend has it that a holy hermit once came to Duke William and remonstrated with him concerning the abduction, rape, and his subsequent scandalous relationship with Dangerosa. The duke mocked him and the hermit laid a curse upon Dangerosa. It is said that neither he nor their descendants, in the male of female line would know happiness in their children.
Her elder sister was actress Charlotte desmares, and she was niece to the famous actress, Marie Champmesle. Her first recorded role was as Pauline in Polyeucte at the Comedie Francaise She retired from the stage with a pension, after her marriage with the choreographer from the Royal Academy of Dance, Antoine Botot Dangeville, to whom she bore several children, including the prominent actors, Etienne Stephen , Francois, and Marie Anne Botot Dangeville. Catherine Dangeville died aged eighty-six July 1, Dangeville, Marie — — French actress Marie Dangeville possessed a reputation for artistic greatness.
The famous vocalist La Clairon was once her understudy. Daniel, Mary — fl. She acted in various minor London theatres, usually with her husband, with whom she later sailed to Jamaica to join anacting troupe. Her husband established himself in Kingston as a printer to the Assembly, and with his death, she remarried to his executor, Charles Somerset Woodman, who took over the running of his printing business.
Nothing further is recorded of her life. She was trained in dance, drama and music from childhood and later attended Barnard College. Lederman established the League of Composers who performed new contemporary music and gave public concerts. She was the founder of the important magazine Modern Music which she edited for over two decades — and which chronicled all new contemporary music from the USA, Europe and Latin America.
Minna became the wife of the artist Mell Daniel died Minna Daniel edited the anthology Stravinsky in the Theater and contributed articles to the Saturday Review and the American Mercury publications. Minna Lederman Daniel died Oct 29, aged ninety-nine, in Manhattan. Presumably after the death of her husband Danielis controlled the administration of a profitable carpet making venture. She provided property and moneys to the Imperial official Basil, which assisted with his rise to the throne as Emperor Basil I.
Daniell, Louisa — c — British army mission activist Born Louisa Drake, she was orphaned during early childhood. Their daughter Georgiana was born in India , where Louisa established a name for herself as a devout Christian evangelist, holding prayer meetings and distributing religious pamphlets. With the death of her husband , Daniell returned to England with her daughter.
Later resident in Warwickshire, Daniell became prominently involved in local religious activities, organizing cottage bible readings and scripture classes. She established a refuge for girls at Aldershot, and instituted the Band of Hope for camp children, which would later develop into a school for which tuition was provided by the soldiers themselves. She died after a long illness. Daniello, Antonia — c — Italian medical practitioner Antonia Daniello studied medicine at the famous school in Florence.
Daniels, Alicia — c — British stage actress and vocalist Alicia Daniels was trained for the theatre under the watchful eye of her mother, and played chorus roles before appearing at Drury Lane Theatre, London as Leonora in, The Padlock , her first recorded stage role. By the end of she had left Drury Lane and joined the company at Manchester, in Lancashire, managed by Banks and Ward.
There she appeared with the leading actor, George Frederick Cooke, whom she later married at Chester , probably as his second wife. She may have remarried to the talented pianist Windsor, a member of the Bath Philharmonic Society. Alicia Daniels died at Bath April 30, She immigrated to the USA with her family and was naturalized Daniels was a founding member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and was herself attached at various times during her career to the New York Infirmary, the Bellevue Hospital, and the City House of Detention for Women.
After suitable vocal training, Daniels appeared with various opera companies including those in Washington, D. Daniels appeared in concert with various orchestras and performed numerous oratorios, her most memorable role being that of Betty in the first production of the opera Monticello. Annette Daniels died tragically young, aged only forty-two April 1, She survived the transition to sound but then worked in radio broadcasting in London, England with her husband, actor Ben Lyon — The couple worked together in the long running comedy series entitled Life With the Lyons — Daniels, Dolly Nampiljinpa — — Australian aboriginal painter and activist Dolly Nampiljinpa was a member of the Warlpiri tribe, and settled with them at Yuendumu in Central Australia A noted tribal linguist, her knowledge and fluency of various native dialects, including the Pitjantjatjara, Pintupi, Gurindji, and Anmatyerre, proved of valuable assistance to linguistic and anthropologist researchers such as Ken Hale and Nancy Munn.
Her art works, which utilized brightly coloured acrylic canvasses is recognized world wide, and was chairwoman if the Warlukurlangu Artists Association at Yuendumu. Daniels became prominently involved in the land claims of her people — which saw large tracts of the Central Australian desert returned to her people, and retained strong ties with the Central Land Council.
Dolly Nampiljinpa died of cancer. Daniels, Kay — — Australian historian and civil servant Kay Daniels was born in Adelaide, South Australia June 17, , the daughter of a tram worker.
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With a respected career within the public service system, which she joined in , Daniels was the author of Women in Australia: Daniels, Mabel Wheeler — — American pianist and composer Mabel Daniels was born Nov 27, in Swampscott, Massachusetts, and was taught piano from early childhood. She was educated at Radcliffe College, and then studied under the noted composer, George Crawford.
During this period Daniels co-composed the operetta, The Show Girl and then travelled abroad, to Bavaria, where she continued her studies under Ludwig Thuille in Munich. Impressions of a Music Student. Daniels wrote orchestral music and produced works for the harp. Her best remembered pieces were probably the hauntingly romantic orchestral piece, Deep Forest , and her Songs for Elfland , which were composed especially for a soprano and female chorus. Daniels served as music director of the Bradford Academy — and music director at the Simmonds College in Boston — Some of her later works included a, Pastoral Ode , for flute and strings, and, Digressions , for a string orchestra.
Mabel wheeler Daniels died March 10, aged ninety-two. Marlene Daniels died of pancreatic cancer in New York Jan 5, She became a soloist with the Mariinsky Theatre later the Kirov. Danilova visited Europe in with a small ballet ensemble headed by George Balanchine. The entire group joined the Ballets Russes, and never returned to Russia.
Danilova soon established herself as a prominent ballet performer, and created the lead roles in productions such as Apollo , La Pastorelle , and The Triumph of Neptune. With the death of Diaghilev, she joined the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo , and made her debut in the USA in , after which she toured the country extensively. Danilova also taught dance and gave lecture tours, she appeared in the musical comedy O Captain and the film The Turning Point Later in her career she was a faculty member of the School of American Ballet, and she staged a full production of Coppelia for the New York City Ballet — Alexandra Danilova died aged ninety-two July 13, Danischewsky, Monika — — Russian-Anglo author and film producer Momika Danishcewsky immigrated to Great Britain with her parents after the Revolution.
She was then employed as a publicist and scriptwriter for Ealing Studios — Danischewsky produced films like, Whisky Galore , The Battle of the Sexes , and wrote several screenplays, including, Topkapi Dankmodis — c — after German aristocrat Dankmodis was sister of Ruthard, archbishop of Mainz, and became the wife c of Richolf, Rheingrave of Dhaun c — c The couple had four children,. Dann, Belinda — c — Australian aboriginal tribal elder Quinlyn Wardagoo was the daughter of a white father and an aboriginal mother from the Nygina tribe.
She was married to Matthias Dann of the Nyul Nyul tribe, and bore him six children. Only five months prior to her death she was reunited with a younger brother from whom she had been separated for one hundred years. Belinda Dann died Oct 9, aged about one hundred and seven, at Port Hedland. She survived her husband and was Dowager Duchess of Masovia for twenty-five years — The couple left two children,. An accomplished painter, none of whose work is known to survive, Teodora apparently instructed her talented nephew in his youth. She never married and joined the Buddhist nuns established under Pajapati.
Dantika meditated in the forest and also resided there for a period as a solitary. Dantzig, Catherine Hubscher Lefebvre, Duchesse de — — French Bonpartist courtier and salonniere Catherine Hubscher was born of humble parentage and background at Goldbach-Altenbach in the upper Rhine region Feb 2, , the daughter of Andre Hubscher and his wife Madeleine Christ. She was employed as a washerwoman to the future emperor Napoleon, when he was still only a corporal.
She was then married to one of his future generals, Pierre Francois Joseph Lefebvre — , later Marshal of France The couple had fourteen children, of whom only one survived infancy, Marie Joseph Xavier Lefebvre March 10, — Dec 15, , a general who was killed at Vilna in Poland.
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The famous novelist and dramatist, Victorien Sardou wrote a famous play entitled Madame Sans-Gene and she was portrayed on the stage and the screen in France, England and New York by the famous French actress Rejane, and by Italian actress Sophia Loren in the Spanish-Italian-French film of the same name Danuta of Lithuania — — Polish princess Danuta was the second daughter of Kiejstut, Grand Prince of Lithuania and his second wife Biruta, who were both murdered She was half-sister to Grand Prince Vitold — Danila survived her husband and was Dowager Duchess of Masovia for two decades — The couple left several children,.
Interested in the occult and theosophy, Danzas became a freemason. A friend of the novelist, Maxim Gorky, she was later appointed professor of the history of religion at Petrograd University The author of V Poiskakh Bozhesteva , Julia later converted to Roman Catholicism , eventually taking vows as a nun Arrested with other Catholics, she spent eight years incarcerated in the Colovki concentration camp — before being released due to the intervention of Gorky on her behalf.
She originally trained as a schoolteacher, but a car accident caused her to concentrate on her writing career instead. Her works were published and translated into over a dozen languages. Paula Danziger died of a heart attack in New York July 8, , aged fifty-nine. Darbishire, Helen — — British literary scholar, critic and educator Helen Darbishire was born at Oxford, the daughter of a physician attached to the Radcliffe Infirmary, Samuel Dukinfield Darbishire. Darbishire took up her first teaching appointment at the Royal Holloway College in London , but returned to Somerville to lecture in English literature, most notably, the works of the poets, John Milton — and William Wordsworth — Darbishire spent one years abroad as a visiting professor at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, USA — , and then served fourteen years as principal of Somerville College — , and then retired to live at Grasmere in the Lake District, where she had served as a trustee, and then chairman , of Dove Cottage, the home of William and Dorothy Wordsworth.
Helen Darbishire died March 11, , aged eighty, at Grasmere, in Westmorland. For eight years she served as literary editor of the St Joseph News Press periodical — Ada Darby died aged sixty-nine Dec 23, Mrs Darcey worked as a teacher with the Education Department and was appointed to various schools in Tasmania such as Bellerive and Westbury. She became a campaigner for the Labour party and later served as a delegate at various Labour conferences.
Mrs Darcey died April 18, She remained unmarried and worked as a fashion journalist for the Daily Telegraph newspaper. She travelled abroad to Europe on several occasions and had articles printed in Parisian papers. Haricleia Darclee died in Bucharest, aged seventy-nine.
Appointed DBE Dame Commander of the British Empire she served for thirty years — as an elected member of the senate of the University of Sydney, the first woman to be so elected. She was raised in the Channel Islands, and spent some time in France and Germany, continuing and completing her education. She attended the Slade School of Art in London, but her studies there had to be abandoned due to her poor eyesight.
Ellen worked with the male editors of this periodical, Henry Harland and John Lane, and her association is said to have led to the magazine being more accessible for the published works of female writers, such as Charlotte Mew and Edith Nesbit. Davina was married to the publisher Rupert Ingrams died , to whom she bore three children.
Lady Darcy de Knayth was later confined to a wheelchair after a car-rail accident which killed her husband and left her severely injured, being paralyzed from the neck down. She later regained some control of her upper body, but remained wheelchair dependant. Lady Darcy de Knayth became an active and vocal campaigner on behalf of the disabled. With three other wheelchair confined peers, Lady Davina greatly influence the debate concerning the private members Bill , which raised the public awareness of the plight faced by disabled people.
Dard, Charlotte — — French disaster survivor and memoirist Charlotte Picard was the eldest daughter of Charles Picard, by his second common-law wife, Marie Antoinette Fleury. With her family she embarked aboard the ill-fated Meduse traveling to Senegal in Africa. Other passengers included the newly appointed royalist governor of Senegal, Colonel Julien Schmaltz with his family.
Her father was returning to the colony in a legal capacity. The family survived the initial wreck of the ship on the Arguin Bank, near Cap Blanc. They were then forced to travel inland amidst harsh conditions. Charlotte was forced to remain in Senegal, enduromg great privation and hardship, until she was married to Jean Dard , a French teacher, with whom she eventually returned to France. Her account of her experiences entitled La Chaumiere Africaine was published in Dijon, Burgundy. This memoir was reprinted in Paris one hundred and eighty years later Madame Dard later returned to Senegal and died there.
Dare, Edith Graham — — British matron Edith Dare was educated at Woodville, near Pershore in Worcestershire, and was one of the early pioneers into the use of analgesia in childbirth. She established the first Human Milk Bank in Britain and was appointed as honorary director of this foundation, being later appointed OBE Order of the British Empire by George VI in recognition of her work for the public welfare. Edith Dare died at Windsor in Berkshire Nov 8, , aged eighty-six.
Dare, Ellen — c — British silversmith Born Ellen Knight, she became the wife c of the goldsmith, Thomas Dare the younger — , whose business was registered in Taunton. She bore him several sons. Her husband had to flee to Holland because of her politically seditious activities, and Ellen ran and administered the business during his absence abroad. Perhaps because of these activities, Dare took unusual legal precautions to ensure that Ellen would be able to continue the goldsmith business if she were to become a widow.
With the early death of her husband, Ellen Dare was permitted to use his mark to keep the family business operating, later registered her own cinquefoil mark, and was assisted with the business by her two younger sons, John and James Dare. She contracted some of her work out to other silversmiths in Taunton, such as Richard Hamlin and Samuel Dell, and was later ordered to travel to London, where she was fined for selling substandard goods She never remarried and survived her husband forty-five years. Ellen Dare died at Taunton, aged almost ninety Feb, She began her career in pantomime in London, and made her stage debut in Bluebell in Fairyland , at the early age of eleven.
She appeared with sister Zena in The Catch of the Season Her starring roles in productions such as The Girl from Utah , Hanky Panky , and Lido Lady , ensured that Phyllis remained a popular pin-up girl during and for some years after World War I. Phyllis Dare died April 27, aged eighty-four. Dare, Virginia — b. Her parents had been among the settlers who had left England under the direction of Sir Walter Raleigh, intending to settle in America.
The infant Virginia had vanished with her parents and all the other colonists. No details of their fate have ever been discovered, though it is likely they may have survived as captives of the surrounding Indian tribes. She began her stage career in pantomime, and made her stage debut in musicals such as, An English Daisy , and, The Catch of the Season Marrying in to the Hon. Zena Dare died aged eighty-eight March 11, One of her elder daughters became the second wife of Simon I, King of Imereti — , whilst Thamar of Racha, born to her last husband, was married to Giorgi VI, King of Imereti — She became the wife of Conan Meriadoc, duke of Armorica in Brittany, and was the mother of Urbien, and the grandmother of Salomon, both successive dukes of Armorica.
The early Roman-Celtic church, probably recalling her relationship to St Patrick, honoured her as a saint March Converted to Christianity by St Patrick during her youth, Darerca was placed in charge of teaching the new converts. One of her pupils was the future St Luger, whom she fostered, and who founded the church of Ruscaigh Rooksey , in Louth. Darerca later visited the abbey of St Brigid at Kildare, and placed herself under the religious direction of Bishop Ibhair at Aird Conais, near Wexford, who appointed her as abbess to a convent of noble widows.
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She later removed to Faughart, in Louth and Slieve Gullion, in Armagh, before finally founding the abbey of Cill Shleibhe at Killeavy, in Armagh, where she became abbess till her death. She removed firstly to the Missouri Ozarks with her parents where they established a school, and then to Arkansas She was a school teacher from the age of fourteen , and managed to obtain a scholarship to study at Peabody and Radcliffe Colleges. She was married to Pegram Dargan with whom she moved to New York.
Dargan later resided in England — , where she supported the cause for female suffrage. After her husband drowned , she returned to the USA and settled in the mountains of North Carolina. Olive Tilford Dargan died aged ninety-eight Jan 22, Possessed of a rich resonant voice and near perfect elocution skills, Augusta became a famous tragic actress. She narrowly escaped death during the great Chicago Fire clad only in her nightclothes, and gave dramatic public recitals concerning her ordeal.
She was interred in Waverley Cemetery, Sydney, where her monument remains. Chrysanthius was converted to Christianity whilst visiting Rome with his father, and had then married Daria, who came from a noble Athenian family. She was converted by her husband and the two resided in the same house as brother and sister practicing chastity. Both were imprisoned and suffered torture before being executed during the persecution initiated by the Emperor Valerian. A tomb was erected to the couple along the Via Salaria, outside Rome.
The church venerated Daria and Chrysanthius together as martyrs Aug Daria and Chrysanthius were mentioned in collections of the lives of the saints from the early years of Christianity. She became the third wife of King Irakli II — , to whom she bore twelve sons and many daughters. With the accession of her stepson Giorgi XII she constantly intrigued to raise her own sons, Yuloni, Vakhtang, or Alexander, to the throne.
Giorgi lived in constnat fear of being deposed or murdered by his half-brothers. At the capital of Tbilisi Queen Daria incited her sons into open rebellion against David, her stepgrandson. Even after the Russians took over rule in Georgia, the queen mother continued to intrigue on behalf of her eldest son Prince Yulon, whom she wished to see established as king under Russian protection.
The queen mother held out against the Russian take over of Georgia until , when she was forced into exile in Russia with the rest of her family. Of her nine daughters, two died young, whilst the other seven all married Georgian princes. She married Eric Dark , the well-known physiotherapist, and the couple set up home at Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains, outside Sydney. Preferring rural isolation rather than submit to public scrutiny, she was an immensely self-reliant personality.
She also produced, Lantana Lane , a series of essays and short stories, based upon the experiences of the Dark family as rural farmers in Queensland and she was noted for her sympathetic portrayal of aborigines. Eleanor Dark died at Katoomba aged eighty-four Sept 11, An accomplished and devoted political wife and hostess, Lady Darley was a member of numerous charitable organizations, and wrote to various politicians concerning contentious public issues.
Possessed of an admirable contralto singing voice, many of her letters survive. At her death she was buried with her husband in Dublin. Their youngest daughter, Frederica Sylvia Darley — was married twice, leaving issue by both marriages, firstly to Sir Windham Robert Carmichael-Anstruther, ninth and last Baronet — , and secondly to Major Hon. Darling remained unmarried and was appointed as Justice of the Peace for Hants Diana Darling died in office Feb 25, aged seventy-one. After a brief continued residence in Louisiana as a widow, Darling returned to the north and was employed as a clerk in Washington D.
She served as vice-president until , when she resigned due to inhouse disagreements. Soon after the end of the war Darling instituted a legal claim against the federal government, in an attempt to be recompensed for personal valuables that she claimed were stolen from her luggage by Union soldiers. She persevered with the claim for several decades, receiving a modest award Flora Adams Darling died aged sixty-nine Jan 6, Darling became famous because of her brave participation with her father, in rescuing survivors of the shipwrecked Forfarshire , including five people who were clinging to rocks.
Feted by London society, Grace and her father were awarded gold medals for bravery by the Humane Society, and Queen Victoria sent her a gift of fity pounds as a mark of her approval of her brave conduct. Beset by requests for locks of her hair or to have her portrait painted, she resisted all offers of marriage, and remained on Farne Island until her early death from consumption. She was interred at Bamburgh Churchyard, where a statue and epitaph were raised to her memory. She was married to Louis Darling, Jr April 26, — Jan 21, , the noted author and illustrator. She was the author of, H.
Further Research, or Twenty Years a-Beagling Lois MacIntyre Darling died of leukaemia Dec 19, aged seventy-two. Grace became the wife of Henry Vane and became Lady Vane. She bore her husband six children. After her last Black Spurs she died tragically in a fire. Legally seperated from her first husband James Annesley, Earl Annesley died on account of his cruelty towards her, Catharine bore him an only daughter Catherine Annesley, later the wife of William Phipps and ancestress of the marquesses of Normanby.
Catharine was the mother of Edmund Sheffield, who succeeded his father as second Duke of Buckingham - but died of consumption.
Her excessive pride in her royal parentage and connections was considered outrageous by Horace Walpole. The duchess was a supporter of her half-brother James Stuart, the Old Pretender, and visited his court in Rome on several occasions. She later bequeathed her large estates to her grandson Lord Mulgrave, and was interred in Westminster Abbey. Darragh , Lydia — — American midwife and colonial war heroine Lydia Darragh had originally immigrated to America from Britain She settled in Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, where she established herself in practice as a midwife and nurse.
When her house was requisitioned by the British military forces, she accidentally overheard plans for an attack on the forces of George Washington. Her ability to send this information in time, led to the victory of the colonial forces over the British, and she was honoured as a heroine of the American Revolution. She produced landscapes and marine paintings, her work being exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy over three decades — , and at the Boston Athenaeum — Sometime soon after Elizabeth was sent to court where she served as maid-of-honour to Queen Catharine.
Elizabeth maintained her loyalty to Queen Catharine when the king began divorce proceedings and she refused to swear to the Oath of Supremacy. She remained with the queen until her death at Kimbolton Castle Jan, and was bequeathed a legacy of two hundred pounds towards a suitable marriage, in recognition of her loyalty. Whether or not Elizabeth received this legacy remains unknown. Soon afterwards Elizabeth served at court in the newly formed household of Queen Jane Seymour — and was thus saved from penury, Jane having previously served with Elizabeth under Queen Catharine.
With the death of Queen Jane, Elizabeth became the mistress of the poet Sir Thomas Wyatt the elder — who was living apart from his wife. Elizabeth Darrell was still living in when she became the wife of Robert Stroude. Her youngest son Edward Darrell was implicated in the rebellion of his legitimate half-brother the younger Wyatt and was executed by order of Mary I despite his youth. Elizabeth Darrell was portrayed by actress Krystin Pellerin in the Showtime television series The Tudors — , though this has her ridiculously commiting suicide by hanging herself in her grief at the death of Queen Catharine.
Lady Dartmouth died aged seventy-nine June 26, She left six children,. Her best known role was as the beautiful, but amorally calculating Babylonian courtesan, Nefer, who takes advantage of the innocent physician Sinuhe, played by Edmund Purdom — in The Egyptian Bella committed suicide shortly after making her last film, Les Petites Filles Modeles De Mille and she portrayed a succession of motherly figures.
She was educated at home there, and later in Oxfordshire, and wrote several volumes if verse, such as, Charitessi , and, Verses , which was published in seven volumes over seven decades ending with, Verses VII Elizabeth studied the Persian language in which she became proficient, and published several translations of Persian poetry in her work, Sonnets from Hafiz and Other Poems She then married a Persian government official, Ali Akbar Daryush, the couple residing in Oxffordshire in England from She later rejected the themes and ideas expressed in some of her work written prior to , and this pruned out selection of her own choice was published in Collected Poems She was married to Prince Mikhail Ivanovich Dashkov.
With the death of the Tsarina Elizabeth and the accession of Peter III and his wife Catharine, with whom Dashkova had formed a close friendship, the princes became involved in the conspirace which ultimately removed Peter from the throne, and made the Empress Catharine regent for their young son Paul.
The empress then appointed her as directress of the prestigious Petersburg Academy of Arts and Sciences. During her period of directorship a Russian dictionary was produced. Princess Dashkova died near Moscow, aged sixty-seven Jan 16, When the family sufferred heavy financial losses , she resolved upon a career as an artist in order to provide an income.
Borchard worked in Konigsberg as an amateur before going to Dusseldorf to study under the painter Carl Sohn. She supported herself by painting scenes of rual daily life. After further travel and work in Vienna and Italy, she travelled by sea to Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania, USA , where she married a man named Dassel, whose name she used thereafter.
Dassel continued with her genre painting, as well as producing portraits of wealthy New York families to augment her income, but she became increasingly fascinated by the Native Americans. Her most famous works were the portrait entitled, Abram Quary, the Last Indian on Nantucket Island , and her portrait of the celebrated female astronomer, Maria Mitchell Dasumia Polla — fl. Converted as an Arian Christian, Dativa, along with her sister, nephew, and many others, perished during a persecution of the Arians instigated by King Hunneric. The Roman Martyrology honoured both women as saints Dec 6.
Dato Muruais wrote articles for the El heraldo gallego newspaper, in Galicia, and published four collections of poems, including, Penumbras Shadows , and, Romances y cantares Ballads and Songs , and, La letania lauretana en verso The Lauretian litany in verse , and, Fe Faith , both of which have religious themes. She was trained to weave baskets from earliest childhood, and later supported herself by working as a domestic for white miners and their families.
She was married to Charles Kayer, and took the white Christian name of Louisa. Unable to write, she signed her work with her hand-print, and she gained critical acclaim for her talent at the St Louis Exposition Daubenton, Jeanne — c — French heretic Jeanne Daubenton was brought before the parlement of Paris, and charged with being one of the ringleaders of a breakaway religious sect known as the turlupins , or Society of Paupers.
Found guilty of heresy, Jeanne was burnt at the stake in Paris in Daubie, Julie Victoire — — French writer and feminist Julie Daubie was taught Latin and Greek and was employed as a governess. Despite government opposition, Daubie was the first woman to participate in exams organized by the Academie de Lyon and again in Daudet, Julia — — French poet and essayist Born Julia Allard, she became the wife of the noted author and man of letters Alphonse Daudet — and acted as his personal secretary.
She kept her own salon and received the likes of Marcel Proust and Robert de Montesquiou. Her letters were published by her younger son under the title, Lettres intimes adressees a Madame Alphonse Daudet Agnes Daulton died aged seventy-seven June 5,