||Isabella (Bennet) Hanmer was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.|
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|Countess of Arlington
Isabella Bennet, Countess of Arlington was born circa 1668. She was the daughter of Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington and Isabella de Nassau.1,5 She married, firstly, Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton, son of Charles II Stuart, King of Great Britain and Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland, on 1 August 1672. She married, secondly, Sir Thomas Hanmer, 4th Bt., son of William Hanmer and Peregrine North, on 14 October 1698.1 Isabella and Henry were also married in a religious ceremony on 6 November 1679. She died on 7 February 1722/23.
Child of Isabella Bennet, Countess of Arlington and Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton
Isabel was one of the Hampton Court Beauties painted in the 1690s by Sir Godfrey Kneller for Queen Mary. There were eight portraits, Isabella Bennet, Duchess of Grafton, Margaret Cecil, Countess of Ranelagh, Carey Fraser, Countess of Peterborough, Frances Whitmore, Lady Middleton, Mary Scrope, later Mrs Pitt, Diana De Vere, Duchess of St Albans, Lady Mary Bentinck, Countess of Essex, and Mary Compton, Countess of Dorset. All eight portraits hang in Hampton Court Palace. 
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