Susanna Hoare (1732–1783) Countess of Ailesbury by Arthur Pond (Stourhead - Stourton, Wiltshire UK)

According to her article in thepeerage, Susanna Hoare married twice, first to  Charles Boyle, Viscount Dungarvan, and then to Thomas Brudenell-Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury. She had a daughter by her first husband and two girls and three boys by her second. Her mother was also named Susanna Hoare.


Curly-haired Susanna Hoare poses in this van Dyck revival dress with feathered hat in a Hudsonian portrait by Arthur Pond.

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