John King's Crowd

Hompesch

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 17 November, 1799

Hompesch 17.11.1799 at John King's. In Godwin's 1796 list for 1799

Boisgelin

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 17 November, 1799

Boisgelin 29.12.1799 at Lanesborough's / 5.1.1800 at John King's / 19.1.1800 at Lanesborough's / 21.1.1800 at John King's / 26.1.1800 again / 9.2.1800 again / 16.3.1800
Boisgelin has been identified on 17.11.1799 on the GD website but all the above subsequent entries have not been coded to him

Towers, Thomas

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 20 November, 1799

capt Towers 20.11.1799 at Charlotte Smith's

Lune

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 17 November, 1799

Lune (with an acute accent on the e) 17.11.1799 at John King's
Next to Elisee (qv) which may be some clue. A family name from the south of France Lunet (de Malene) of Rodez (see Hippolyte Barrau, Documents Historiques &c)

Elisee

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 17 November, 1799

Elisee 17.11.1799 at John King's / 29.12.1799 at Lanesborough's
Probably the surgeon Marie-Vincent Talochon 1753-1817  known as Pere Elisee or Elysee, a favourite of Louis XVIII considered by some to be a charlatan. He swore to the illness of the singer Mme Banti in London (Morning Post 18.12.1798) and was said to have cured the Prince of Wales. Vincent Talochon of Old Bond St, druggist was bankrupt in July 1811 and had his certificate by October. he returned to France in 1815.

Fitzgerald

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 15 October, 1799

15.10.1799 meet Fitzgerald (ex PS) / 25.9.1800 ma. Fitzgerald at mrs Plunket's / 14.2.1802 Fitzgerald at John King's / 22.5.1804 3 Fitzgeralds at H Rowan's / 27.9.1804 Fitzgerald at H Rowan's / 11.3.1805 Fitzgerald calls (& mrs Rowan) / 15.3.1805 at H Rowan's / 21.5.1805 again / 4.8.1805 calls (& H Rowan) / 1.3.1816 dine at Curran's.

Battine

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 27 May, 1799

Battine 27.5.1799 at John King's
Perhaps William Battine DNB 1765-1836. Boyles 1800 Dr William Battine 34 Soho Sq, Doctors Commons, Kings Advocate in Admiralty

Granard, Lady

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 21 June, 1799

la. Granard 21.6.1799 at John King's. In Godwin's 1796 list for 1799 / 17.11.1799 lady Granard at King's / 29.12.1799 Granard at King's / 5.1.1800 again / 19.1.1800 at Lanesborough's / 21.1.1800 at King's / 26.1.1800 again / 26.3.1800 again / 8.7.1800 Granard calls (in Ireland) / 12.7.1800 Granard dines (in Ireland, presumably at Curran's) / 9.8.1800 la Granard at la Moira's (in Ireland)

Hoffman

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 21 June, 1799

Hoffmans 21.6.1799 at John king's / 17.11.1799 again
 

Bruhl, Hans Maurice, Count de

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 27 May, 1799

Bruhl 27.5.1799 at John King's. In Godwin's 1796 list for 1799 / 21.6.1799 again / 17.11.1799 again / 26.3.1800 again

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