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Helen Selina Blackwood, countess of Gifford [née Sheridan]

LOC:    Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Blackwood, Baroness, 1807-1867
NRA:    Blackwood, Helen Selina (1807-1867) nee Sheridan, author and poet, wife of Earl of Gifford
DNB:    Hay [née Sheridan], Helen Selina, countess of Gifford [other married name Helen Selina Blackwood, Lady Dufferin and Claneboye] (1807-1867), author and song writer
LBT ID: LyGiffo1    VIAF ID: 100648429    LOC ID: n82164826
B/BAP:   1807
DIED:   1867-06-13
SOURCES: DNB; Virtual International Authority File; LOC Name Authority File
English poet, the elder sister of Caroline Norton and granddaughter of Richard Brinsley Sheridan; in 1825 she married Price Blackwood (1794-1841), baron Dufferin; in 1862 she remarried, to George Hay, earl of Gifford.
REFERENCES TO Helen Selina Blackwood, countess of Gifford [née Sheridan]:
Sydney Smith to Lady Dufferin, [August] 1843 in A Memoir of the Reverend Sydney Smith. By his Daughter, Lady Holland. With a Selection from his Letters, edited by Mrs. Austin 2 vols (London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855)
Found 2:   ¶ 6    ¶ 7   
John Gibson Lockhart to James Hope-Scott, 7 October 1852 in The Life and Letters of John Gibson Lockhart (London: John C. Nimmo, 1897)
Found 1:   ¶ 1   
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