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Harriette Wilson (1786–1845)

Author of Harriette Wilson's Memoirs: The Greatest Courtesan of Her Age

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Harriette Wilson was a famous courtesan whose lovers included The Prince Regent (the future George IV) and four future Prime Ministers. Short of funds in middle age, Harriette sold her memoirs after offering to edit out any lovers who would pay her. The Duke of Wellington famously replied, "Publish and be damned!"
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Do not combine Harriette Wilson with Harriett E. Wilson. They are different authors.

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