Person:Elizabeth Villiers (5)

Elizabeth Villiers
b.1657 England
d.19 Apr 1733 London, England
Facts and Events
Name Elizabeth Villiers
Married Name Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Orkney
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1657 England
Marriage 25 Nov 1695 England[cousins]
to George Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney
Death[1] 19 Apr 1733 London, England
Reference Number? Q275268?
  1. 1.0 1.1 Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Orkney, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

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    Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Orkney (1657 – 19 April 1733), was an English courtier from the Villiers family and the acknowledged mistress of William III & II, King of England and Scotland, from 1680 until 1695. She was a lady-in-waiting to his wife and co-monarch, Queen Mary II.

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  2.   Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915), 1:56.

    ... On November 25, 1695, he married his cousin, Elizabeth Villiers, the well known mistress of William III., and from this marriage the present Earl of Orkney is descended. ...