JANE AUSTEN

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  • ID: I104
  • Name: Elizabeth (Eliza) HANCOCK 1 2
  • Sex: F
  • Change Date: 21 MAY 2017
  • Note: There is no documentary evidence that Warren Hastings was the father of Eliza Hancock, but some contemporary observers concluded that he and her mother had been intimate, while on the other hand Philadelphia and Tysoe Saul Hancock were believed scarcely to have consummated their marriage. Hastings's paternity is strongly suspected by some modern commentators, but the idea is opposed by others. 3
  • Birth: 22 DEC 1761
  • Note: She was baptised at Calcutta on 23 January 1762. Warren Hastings was her godfather. 4
  • Death: 24 APR 1813 in London 5



    Father: Tysoe Saul HANCOCK b: ABT 1711
    Mother: Philadelphia AUSTEN b: 1730 in Tonbridge, Kent

    Marriage 1 Jean-Francois Capot DE FEUILLIDE b: ABT 1751
    • Married: ABT DEC 1781 5
    Children
    1. Has No Children Hastings Francois Louis Henri Eugene DE FEUILLIDE b: 25 JUN 1786 in Calais, France

    Marriage 2 Henry Thomas AUSTEN b: 1771 in Steventon, Hampshire
    • Married: 31 DEC 1797 in St Mary - St Marylebone, St Marylebone, Middlesex
    • Note: They were first cousins. 6

    Sources:
    1. Title: Jane Austen's Family, Through Five Generations
      Abbrev: Maggie Lane
      Author: Maggie Lane
      Publication: Robert Hale, London, 1984
    2. Title: A History of Jane Austen's Family
      Abbrev: Jane Austen's Family
      Author: George Holbert Tucker
      Publication: Sutton Publishing Ltd, Phoenix Mill, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2BU, 1983, Rev.1998
    3. Title: Editorial Note (comment by Ronald Dunning)
      Abbrev: Editorial Note
    4. Title: A Chronology of Jane Austen and her Family
      Abbrev: Chronology
      Author: Deirdre Le Faye
      Publication: Cambridge University Press, 2006
      Page: From Hastings papers
    5. Title: A Chronology of Jane Austen and her Family
      Abbrev: Chronology
      Author: Deirdre Le Faye
      Publication: Cambridge University Press, 2006
    6. Title: IGI, Subject: IGI
      Abbrev: IGI
      Page: Batch No.: M035243 Dates: 1796 - 1801 Source Call No.: 942 B4HA V.54 Type: Book Printout Call No.: NONE
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