Regency Personalities Series-Charlotte Hood 3rd Duchess of Bronte

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Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables.

Charlotte Hood Baroness Bridport 3rd Duchess of Bronte
20 September 1787 – 29 January 1873

Charlotte Hood 3rd Duchess of Bronte was the daughter of William Nelson, 1st Earl Nelson and Sarah Yonge. She died at the age of 85 in Cricket St. Thomas, Somerset, England. She was buried in Cricket St. Thomas, Somerset.

She succeeded to the title of Duchess of Bronté (of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies) on 28 February 1835.

She married Samuel Hood, 2nd Baron Bridport, son of Henry Hood, 2nd Viscount Hood and Jane Wheler, on 3 July 1810. They had seven children:

  • Hon. Mary Sophia Hood (d. 29 January 1888)
  • Hon. Charlotte Hood (d. 21 August 1906)
  • Hon. Jane Sarah Hood (d. 28 April 1907)
  • Hon. Frances Caroline Hood (b…

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