A genealogical sketch of her can be found here. Her article in thepeerage is here. Her son Edward was styled the First Baron Skelmersdale.
Mrs. Bootle is bundled in an elegant fur-trimmed cape with a scarf and chemise covering her neckline in this Romney portrait.
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