Lady Sarah Napier [née Lennox; other married name Bunbury] (1745–1826), noblewoman and society beauty, was born on 14 February 1745, the sixth of the seven surviving children of Charles Lennox, second duke of Richmond and Lennox (1701–1750), and Sarah (1706–1751), daughter of William Cadogan, Earl Cadogan. She m. (1) at Holland House 2 Jun 1762 Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury (1740–1821) 6th Bt, div. 14 May 1776 and (2) at Goodwood 27 August 1781 Sir George Napier (1751-1804), 5s. 3da. She d. at Cadogan Place 26 Aug 1826.
She had a number of affairs, most notably with Lord William Gordon, the second son of the Duke of Gordon, and gave birth to his illegitimate daughter in 1768, which lead to her elopement and was the basis for her divorce from her 1st husband in 1776.
Entered by Barry Meadows, Sunday, November 10, 2013.
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