1893 text

Jane, daughter to Sir Robert Needham, is frequently mentioned in the “Grammont Memoirs,” and Evelyn calls her “that famous and indeed incomparable beauty” (“Diary,” August 2nd, 1683). Her portrait is in the Royal Collection amongst the beauties of Charles II.’s Court. Sir Robert Needham was related to John Evelyn.

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"The Windsor Beauties: Ladies of the Court of Charles II" By Lewis Melville, page 105

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via JWB:
See Jane’s portrait:
http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/egallery/obje...

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