Dorothea (Bland) Jordan
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Dorothea (Bland) Jordan (1761 - 1816)

Dorothea "Dorothy" Jordan formerly Bland
Born in Waterford, Irelandmap
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Died in Paris, Francemap
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European Aristocracy
Dorothea Bland was a member of the aristocracy in British Isles.


Dorothea Jordan (22 November 1761 – 5 July 1816) was an Anglo-Irish actress, courtesan, and the mistress and companion of the future King William IV of the United Kingdom, for 20 years while he was Duke of Clarence. Together they had ten illegitimate children, all of whom took the surname FitzClarence.


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should Dorothy not be linked the King William IV , seeing she had 10 children to him?

and is listed as "Spouse" elsewhere

Name: Dorothy Bland Alias Mrs Jordan Actress Gender: Female Spouse: King William IV Child: Elizabeth "Harriette" Hay Original URL:

posted by Jackie Stoddard

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