Lady Emma Hamilton
woman and Lady (from 1791)
Died aged c. 50
Dame Emma Hamilton (born Amy Lyon; 26 April 1765 – 15 January 1815), generally known as Lady Hamilton, was an English maid, model, dancer and actress. She began her career in London's demi-monde, becoming the mistress of a series of wealthy men, culminating in the naval hero Lord Nelson, and was the favourite model of the portrait artist George Romney. In 1791, at the age of 26, she married Sir William Hamilton, British ambassador to the Kingdom of Naples, where she was a success at court, befriending the queen, the sister of Marie Antoinette, and meeting Nelson.DbPedia
mistress of Horatio Nelson 1798
Commemorated on 7 plaques
Merton Place. Sixty metres (200 feet) to the south east was ‘Merton Place’, the only house ever owned (1801 – 1805) by Admiral Lord Nelson and from which he set out for the Battle of trafalgar. Lady Hamilton also lived here 1801 – 1808.
Merton Place, nr Doel Close, Merton, London, United Kingdom where they lived
East Rock House. Admiral Lord Nelson, Sir William and Lady Hamilton stayed here in 1802
St Julian Street, Tenby, United Kingdom where they stayed (1802)
Site of The Blue Ball Inn. Admiral Lord Nelson with Sir William and Lady Hamilton in 1802 attended a performance in its 'Fit Up' theatre.
10 Upper Frog Street, Tenby, United Kingdom where they visited (1802)
Foley House. Foley House, Architect John Nash, was built around 1794 for Richard Foley Esq. A regular guest was his brother Admiral Sir Thomas Foley. The house was visited in 1802 by Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton.
Goat Street, Haverfordwest, United Kingdom where they visited (1802)
Emma, Lady Hamilton c.1765-1815 lived here 1803-1806
11 Clarges Street, London, United Kingdom where they lived
Lady Emma Hamilton and Lord Horatio Nelson stayed here in 1801
The Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, United Kingdom where they visited (1801)
Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765-1815) Born Emy Lyon locally at Ness, renowned Georgian beauty and muse of the artist George Romney, later wife to the ambassador to Naples, Sir William Hamilton, and mistress of Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson. Then known as Emma Hart, she is reputed to have stayed at Dover Castle in 1784 during one of several health cure visits to Parkgate.
16 Station Road, Parkgate, United Kingdom where they was