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Amy: The Story Of A Coram Foundling

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THE DECADENT REGENCY, AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF A SERVANT
Amy is given as a baby of three weeks-old, to Coram's Foundling Hospital in Bloomsbury, London in 1784. She is raised in the Hospital with its harsh regime and strict rules, until she is sent at aged 14 to work for the aristocratic Lady Bessborough.
She becomes the maid of Lady Bessborough's daughter -the mentally
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Kindle Edition, 737 pages
Published August 5th 2017
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Elite Group
Jan 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Regency romance with an Upstairs, Downstairs feel.

Amy is given to the Coram Foundling Home as a baby, where she grows up under a strict regime and no love or tenderness. At fourteen she is sent to work for Lady Bessboroughs daughter, who would later become the infamous mistress of Lord Byron.

She witnesses the opulence and scandal of the Ton. As she grows up she becomes a loyal servant and friend as well as lover to the Bessborough family, but she is always reminded that she can never be one of
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Elizabeth
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
In 1784, Amy was given away as an infant and raised by the extremely conservative Foundling Hospital. She spends her childhood learning to read and write, look after other children, do chores, and learn The Bible. An example to many of the girls in the hospital, Amy becomes the choice candidate to travel to Cavendish Square to work for the aristocratic Bessborough family. 

Upon arrival, Amy is assigned to care for Lady Bessborough's daughter, Lady Caroline. Prone to tantrums and moments of hyper
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