Lady Betty Hastings (1682-1739): Godly patron.
Women's History Review, 19(2) pp. 201–213.
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Lady Betty Hastings (1682-1739) was extremely well known in her lifetime as a philanthropist, making a speciality of supporting godly causes. It has always been supposed that she made benefactions for religion and education out of her landed wealth. This article explores how she engaged with the stock market to make money for worthy causes and considers how charitable, religious, educational, political and financial concerns came together in the circles of her friends and family.
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