Monday, 25 October 2010
Sophia Robinson, second daughter of Baroness Grantham, was born in London in 1782. After being educated at Harrow and Cambridge University, she trained as a lawyer. However, she ended her studies when she was offered the post as private secretary to the Duchess of Hardwicke, Lady Lieutenant of Ireland. At the 1806 general election, Robinson was elected to a seat in the House of Commons.
Her husband, Frederick John Robinson.
Photomanipulations after Thomas Lawrence.