Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle Lindsay, Great-Niece of Lord Mansfield, and Her Cousin, Lady Elizabeth Murray, c. 1779 (by unknown artist)- Poets.org – Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle Lindsay, Great-Niece of Lord Mansfield, and Her Cousin, Lady Elizabeth Murray, c. 1779 (by unknown artist)- Poets.org – Poetry, Poems, Bios & More: “Dido was the great-niece of William Murray, First Earl of Mansfield; as Lord Chief Justice of the King’s Bench, he is responsible for the Somersett ruling (1772), which essentially outlawed slavery in England, though not in the colonies.

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