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Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

Charlene M. Boyer Lewis

Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

an American aristocrat in the early republic

by Charlene M. Boyer Lewis

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Influence,
  • Aristocracy (Social class),
  • Biography,
  • Family

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCharlene M. Boyer Lewis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC216.95.B629 L49 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25198066M
    ISBN 109780812244304
    LC Control Number2012002585


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BONAPARTE, Mme. Elizabeth Patterson, wife of Jerome Bonaparte, king of Westphalia, born in Baltimore, Md., 6th February,and died there 4th April, She was the daughter of William Patterson, the son of a farmer in county Donegal, : Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore.

Appraising Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's many identities—celebrity, aristocrat, independent woman, mother—Charlene M. Boyer Lewis shows how Madame Bonaparte, as she was known, exercised extraordinary social power at the center of the changing transatlantic by: 4. Sources.

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This work truly expands Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte’s story beyond the "mésalliance" with Napoleon’s younger brother and reveals the complex life of a romantic and rebellious young woman whose deep hurt drove her to the courts of Europe and who ultimately found comfort and satisfaction in her hard-won financial : Alexandra Deutsch.

Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte’s story began, as so many American stories still do, with an immigrant’s arrival. The man who would become Elizabeth’s father, William Patterson, was a perfect example of the economic opportunities the new republic promised and sometimes delivered/5(2).

A biography of a woman whose seductive beauty and tragic marriage repeatedly pulls us back for another look. Alexandra Deutsch literally "unpacks" Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte’s personal belongings in this intuitively sophisticated material culture biography of the woman whose seductive beauty and tragic marriage repeatedly pulls us back for another look and, ideally, a deeper understanding.

Book Description: Two centuries ago, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte was one of the most famous women in America. Beautiful, scandalous, and outspoken, she had wed Napoleon's brother Jerome, borne his child, and seen the marriage annulled by the emperor himself.

Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte was a self-made American who refused to dim her love for the old world. Wondrous Beauty is the story of a woman who entered the nineteenth century far before her time — it was America that would have to catch up. Account Book and Diary of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, H.

Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society, MSBox 13A, unnumbered page. Curatorial Volunteers Barbara Meger and Julie Madden study and transcribe Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte’s letters, ephemera and account books in the H. Furlong Baldwin Library. Over the past years, Elizabeth "Betsy" Patterson Bonaparte has inspired countless books, movies, articles, and fictionalized accounts.

None captures the full measure of her fascinating life. The product of thirty years of study, Helen Jean Burn's life of Betsy Bonaparte surpasses its predecessors in scope, depth, and soul. Elizabeth Spear Patterson was born on 6 February as the daughter of Dorcas Spear and William Patterson.

Her parents’ marriage was unhappy, and even as her mother lay dying inher father brought his mistress to the house. Elizabeth was joined in the nursery by William, Robert, John, Joseph, Edward, Margaret, George, Caroline and Henry.

Jérôme Napoléon "Bo" Bonaparte (5 July – 17 June ) was a French-American farmer, chairman of the Maryland Agricultural Society, first president of the Maryland Club, and the son of Elizabeth Patterson and Jérôme Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon I.

Biography. He was born in 95 Camberwell Grove, Camberwell, London, but lived in the United States with his wealthy American Born: 5 July95 Camberwell Grove, Camberwell.

Over the past years, Elizabeth "Betsy" Patterson Bonaparte has inspired countless books, movies, articles, and fictionalized accounts. None captures the full measure of her fascinating life. The product of thirty years of study, Helen Jean Burn's life of Betsy Bonaparte surpasses its predecessors in scope, depth, and :   -quote about Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, by an unknown admirer.

Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte was born Baltimore, Maryland, February 6the eldest of 13 children. Known as “Betsy”, she was the daughter of a Baltimore, Maryland merchant, the first wife of Jérôme Bonaparte, and sister-in-law of Emperor Napoleon I of France.

Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's imperial connections and aristocratic aspirations made her a central figure in these debates, with many, including members of Congress and the social elites of the day, regarding her as a threat. Appraising Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's many identities--celebrity, aristocrat, independent woman, mother Brand: Charlene M Boyer Lewis.

– Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte to her father, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 6,was the oldest of 13 children. Betsy, as she was affectionately known, was the daughter of William Patterson, an Irish immigrant shipping merchant who quickly became the second wealthiest man in Maryland.

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Appraising Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's many identities-celebrity, aristocrat, independent woman, mother-Charlene M. Boyer Lewis is able to show how Madame Bonaparte, as she was known, exercised extraordinary social power at the center of the changing transatlantic world.

Sarah Elizabeth Patterson married Fredrick Jerome Bonaparte, the brother of Napoleon. They had one child Robert Jerome. Sarah was the daughter of Robert Patterson, a Baltimore minister.

Methodist, I. Ultimately, Berkin writes, “Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, the most beautiful woman in America, summed up her life: ‘I have lived alone and I will die alone.’ Sadly, after reading Berkin’s. Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte Carol Berkin.

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Boyer Lewis shows how Madame Bonaparte, as she was known, exercised extraordinary social power at the center of the changing transatlantic world.

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Elizabeth Patterson-Bonaparte. Sauter à la navigation Sauter à la recherche. Elizabeth Patterson-Bonaparte. Triple portrait par Gilbert Stuart, Biographie; Naissance: 6 février Baltimore. Décès: 4 avril (à 94 ans) Baltimore.

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I have several hierlooms that belonged to Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte. I would be glad to share this information or sell the items to relatives. Contact at [email protected] June (UTC) I am also related to Betsy Patterson.I am a first cousin six timesback through my mother Elizabeth M.N.Historian Carol Berkin talks about her book, [Wondrous Beauty], in which she recounts the life of Elizabeth 'Betsy' Patterson Bonaparte, one-time wife of Napoleon Bonaparte's brother, Jerome, and a."A Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy" runs through June 9, at the Maryland Historical Society, W.

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