Fermor, Henrietta Louisa (d. 1761)

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Fermor, Henrietta Louisa (d. 1761)

Countess of Pomfret and letter writer. Name variations: Fermour. Born Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys; died on December 15, 1761; daughter of John, 2nd baron Jeffreys of Wem, Shropshire; married Thomas Fermor, 2nd baron Leominster (later earl of Pomfret), in 1720.

Henrietta Louisa Fermor was lady of the bedchamber to Queen Caroline of Ansbach until 1737. While in Rome, Fermor wrote a life of Van Dyck, and in 1805 her letters were published in Correspondence between Frances, Countess of Hartford (afterward Duchess of Somerset) and Henrietta Louisa, Countess of Pomfret, between…1738 and 1741.

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