Arabella Hunt


Singer, lutenist, and music teacher.[F76]

Daughter of Richard Hunt (gentleman and landowner, †1679) and Elizabeth (possibly Bell).[F76]
Her sister Elizabeth and Eusebius did not reach adulthood.[F76]
Probably the 'mistress Hunt' who sang in the court masque Calisto in 1675.[F76]
Married James Howard in 1680, but after six months, she discovered that he was in fact a woman named Amy Gomeldon (†1683), a widow whose husband had been Arthur Poulter. The marriage was annulled in 1682.[F76]
Taught singing to the Princess Anne.[F76]

Place of baptism: parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields, London[F76]
Place of marriage: parish church of St Marylebone, London[F76]
Place of death: Haymarket, London[F76]



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