Lady Villiers used her position to secure for her children both place and influence in the future Queen Mary II's household. Elizabeth's sisters Anne and Katherine were among the maids of honour who accompanied Lady Mary to the Hague , to marry and serve as Princess of Orange ; meanwhile, Elizabeth's brother Edward , later created 1st Earl of Jersey , was Master of the Horse .
Lady Elizabeth Villiers. (1821-1897), Wife of Hon. Frederick Villiers; daughter of 7th Earl of Athlone. Sitter in 2 portraits.
Elizabeth Villiers – another Royal mistress. William III is probably the last person one might expect to have a mistress. In fact it has been suggested he was probably more inclined to take a male favourite than a female one, but those Villiers gals were darned determined. The Villiers parents Sir Edward and Lady Frances had been entrusted by ...
Research genealogy for Lady Elizabeth Villiers of Staffordshire, England, as well as other members of the Villiers family, on Ancestry®.
When Elizabeth Villiers was born in 1563, in Brooksby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Sir George Villiers, was 19 and her mother, Audrey Saunders, was 13. She had at least 3 daughters with John Lord Butler van Bramfield. She died in 1654, in Bramfield, Hertfordshire, England, at the age of 91.
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