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Lillie Langtry
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Born in St Helier, Jersey
Born on 13rd of October 1853
Died on 12th of February 1929

Born 1853. Died 1929 - English actress and mistress of Edward VII.



Nicknamed the Jersey Lily. Made first major stage appearance in 1881. Became mistress of Edward VII. Widowed in 1897, married Hugo Gerald de Bathe. Became well known as a racehorse owner. Wrote All at Sea (1909) and The Days I Knew (1925).

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