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Perdita

Perdita in Shakespeare's Winter's Tale, the lost daughter of Leontes and Hermione who is brought up as a shepherdess; her name means ‘the lost one’.

The actress Mary Robinson (1758–1800), mistress of George, Prince of Wales, afterwards George IV, was known as Perdita after her success in the part.

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Perdita

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