Blessington, Countess Marguerite
09/01/1789 - 06/04/1849
Novelist, journalist, editor, and literary hostess; second marriage to Charles John Gardiner, Earl of Blessington; ran London literary salon; editor of The Keepsake and The Book of Beauty; wrote Conversations with Lord Byron and several other works. See ODNB.
(Also in the Wellesley Index.)