Definition of Amy lyon
1. Noun. English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815).
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Literary usage of Amy lyon
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1. The Queen of Naples and Lord Nelson: An Historical Biography Based on Mss by John Cordy Jeaffreson (1889)
"Born in the hamlet, amy lyon was also a native of the parish. Heretofore no one of the numerous writers about amy lyon has been able to state precisely her ..."
2. Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson: An Historical Biography Based on Letters and by John Cordy Jeaffreson (1888)
"... a while as a nursery-maid in the family of Dr. Budd, one of the physicians of Bartholomew's Hospital. On taking her ' second place,' amy lyon had not c2 ..."