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Susanna (Strangeways) Strangways-Horner (1690 - 1758)

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Susanna Strangways-Horner formerly Strangeways
Born in Melbury, Dorset, Englandmap
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Wife of — married 17 Nov 1713 in Melbury-Osmond, Dorset, Englandmap
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Died [location unknown]
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upon her husband adding Strangways to the Horner name she inherited her late father's Melbury estate in 1726


HORNER, Thomas (1688-1741), of Mells, Som. and Melbury, Dorset. Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970 Family and Education bap. 1688, 1st s. of George Horner, M.P., by Elizabeth, da. and coh. of Col. Robert Fortescue of Filleigh, Devon. educ. Trinity, Oxf. 14 May 1705, aged 17. m. 1713, Susanna, da. of Thomas Strangways, sis. and coh. of Thomas Strangways jun. of Melbury, Dorset, 2s. d.v.p. 1da. suc. fa. 1708; assumed add. name of Strangways on his w.’s succeeding to Melbury 1726.

While Married to Thomas Horner she also conducted a long-term partnership with Henry Fox and secretly married her 13 year old daughter Elizabeth Horner to Henry's brother, Stephen Fox, 1st Earl of Ilchester. Stephen Fox had been the lover of Lord Hervey for a period of ten years, from 1726 to 1736.


  • Marriage - "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 25 July 2017), Thomas Horner and Susanna Strangways, 17 Nov 1713; Marriage, citing Melbury-Sampford, Melbury-Osmond, Melbury-Sampford, Melbury-Osmond, Dorset, England, Record Office, Dorchester; FHL microfilm 2,427,538

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