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A Jeanne de Civille [ b- d 09 1671] [dau. of Pierre de Civille] married Charles Gerard the 1st Earl of Macclesfield [ c 1618 d 1693/4]
a daughter b 1659 Lady Elizabeth ; her Son in law died in '84 from a drinking match at age 22 10 October 1684 in the Rose Taverns Convent Garden.
see from http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1…
Jane, wife of Lord Gerard (see ante, January 1st, 1662-6 }[ http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1… ] suitable scandal for the tabloids]
The king had previously put a slight upon Lady Gerard, probably at the instigation of Lady Castlemaine, as the two ladies were not friends. On the 4th of January of this same year Lady Gerard had given a supper to the king and queen, when the king withdrew from the party and proceeded to the house of Lady Castlemaine, and remained there throughout the evening

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