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Eglantine Wallace, Jane Gordon’s Wilder Sister

Eglantine, Lady Wallace, was the younger sister of Jane, Duchess of Gordon, the Tory version and rival of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. But she wasn’t one to hide in her famous sister’s shadow. If Jane didn’t stop at anything to achieve her aims (she even kidnapped a man once to secure a political seat for

Jane, Duchess Of Gordon

Jane, Duchess of Gordon, was the Tory version of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, a devoted Whig. Both women were involved in politics and loved serving as political hostesses for their favourite party. And of course this caused them to be fierce rivals, despite the fact they had quite a lot in common. Born in 1748