Belle : the slave daughter and the Lord Chief Justice /
The illegitimate daughter of a captain in the Royal Navy and an enslaved African woman, Dido Belle was sent to live with her great-uncle, the Earl of Mansfield, one of the most powerful men of the time and a leading opponent of slavery. Growing up in his lavish estate, Dido was raised as a sister an...
|Main Author:||Byrne, Paula,|
New York :
|Edition:||First U.S. edition.|
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