The delay caused by her histrionics may have allowed Arnold time to escape, leaving Peggy with their infant son. Fearing for her safety, she traveled to Philadelphia to stay with her family. She also played the innocent when asked about her husband, even though she knew his whereabouts.
In November , her father escorted Peggy and her infant son to the shores of the Hudson where she boarded a boat to New York City to join Arnold. He was later re-interred in London's Westminster Abbey. Hostilities appeared to be winding down in North America after Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown in October , and the Arnolds left for London on December 15, —including their second child James Robertson born in August —arriving January 22, Peggy was initially welcomed warmly in England, as was her husband; she was presented at court to the queen on February 10, by Lady Amherst.
Queen Charlotte awarded her an annuity of pound sterling for the maintenance of her children, including those not yet born. Arnold left for a business opportunity in and sent to Connecticut for his three sons Benedict, Richard, and Henry by his first wife to join him in Saint John, New Brunswick.
In , she returned briefly to Philadelphia, accompanied by her infant son George and a maid, to visit with her parents and family. She was treated coldly by Philadelphians in spite of her father's considerable influence. Their departure was unhappy, with mobs gathering on their property to protest against them and calling them "traitors.
After Arnold died in , Peggy auctioned the contents of their home, the home itself, and many of her personal possessions to pay off his debts. She died in London in , reportedly of cancer, and was buried with her husband at St. Mary's Church in Battersea on August 25, Historians are unanimous in her complicity--and she accepted a reward for her services from the king. Her family in Philadelphia denied everything. Arnold's biographer Nathaniel Philbrick argues:. James Parton , a biographer of Aaron Burr , published an account in the 19th century, after all of the principal actors had died, implying that Peggy Shippen Arnold had manipulated or persuaded Benedict to change sides.
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The basis for this claim was interviews that he conducted with Theodosia Prevost, the widow of Jacques Marcus Prevost who later married Burr, and notes later made by Burr. According to Parton, she unburdened herself to Prevost, claiming that she "was heartily tired of all the theatricals she was exhibiting", referring to her histrionics at West Point. When these allegations were first published, the Shippen family countered with allegations of improper behavior on Burr's part. Prevost, and that he fabricated the allegation because she refused advances that he made during the ride.
Randall also notes that ample further evidence has since come to light showing that Peggy Shippen Arnold played an active role in the conspiracy. Washington's Spies by Ksenia Solo. Shippen was also the subject of two historical novels: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Peggy Shippen Arnold by Daniel Gardner. Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , U. Archived from the original on 19 May Retrieved 10 September The Man in the Mirror: A Life of Benedict Arnold. Sage's gravestone indicates that he was born on April 14, , a date roughly confirmed by Benedict Arnold's will, which stated that Sage was 14 when Arnold wrote it in Arnold arrived in New Brunswick in December , so Sage's mother could not have been from there.
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Wilson believes that the explanation most consistent with the available documentation is that Sage was either the result of a liaison before Arnold left England, or that he was Arnold's grandson by one of his older children. That night, Pete shows up at Peggy's door, drunk. Without a moment of hesitation, she lets him in. Peggy begins her job at Sterling Cooper fending off advances from not only Pete but Paul who later nicknames Peggy "Mouse Ears" ; Paul tries to move in on her after giving her a tour of the office and its various departments.
When Pete returns from his honeymoon, he remains conflicted about his involvement with Peggy. Feeling guilty, Pete brings Peggy into a meeting with the creative team. Before joining Harry Crane , Paul Kinsey , and Salvatore Romano , he tries to explain that their relationship can not happen. Peggy appears disappointed, but understands. Because she is aware of Don's frequent "lunch" meetings with Midge Daniels , Peggy mistakes a meeting between Don and Adam Whitman as another encounter with Midge since she is unaware that Adam is Don's brother.
Betty Hofstadt arrives with the kids and Peggy attempts to stall them, believing that Don is currently with another woman. Peggy asks Joan to help; Joan covers for Don to Betty. Joan later tells Peggy that she is not happy that Peggy confided in her that Don may be sleeping with other women and that keeping Don's confidences is part of the job. After impressing Draper with feedback and copy for the Belle Jolie account, Peggy begins to get noticed.
Pete and Peggy once again become involved, this time as they both end up being the first people to arrive at work. Once they have finished, Peggy sees that her collar is ripped. Pete then offers to take a look at her Belle Jolie copy. Peggy soon begins to gain weight.
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She splits one of her dresses one day, forcing her to borrow one of Joan's more form fitting dresses. She tests it one day, and discovers that it does little for weight loss, but causes a great deal of stimulation. Pete is not impressed with Peggy's work, and complains to Don; Don retaliates by telling Peggy that she has been promoted to junior copywriter and that Clearasil is her first project. Soon after the promotion, Peggy who had no idea that she was pregnant gives birth to Pete Campbell 's child. After giving birth to her child, Peggy is kept in the hospital; her state of mind is not what it should be and she remains bedridden and almost comatose.
Don visits her in the hospital and gives her advice; this advice bolsters Peggy and ultimately enables her to leave the hospital and resume life. She returns to work with renewed determination. Co-workers speculate that Peggy spent her leave of absence at a fat camp.
When rumors of the purchase of parent company of Sterling Cooper reach Don Draper, he pushes the senior partners to attempt a purchase of the company. When that fails, they secretly round up a list of clients loyal to them and steal important documentation that will smooth the transition.
One morning Peggy meets Joyce Ramsay on an elevator ride. Peggy sees that Joyce has a pile of rejected photographs and inquires about them. Joyce invites Peggy to a party that her photographer friend is holding downtown.
At the party, she offers Peggy a joint and begins to hit on her. She is then introduced to the photographer Davey Kellogg , who is less than impressed with Peggy's suggestion that he sell his talent so that he can have money to pursue his art. When the cops raid the event, Davey's friend, the journalist Abe Drexler, helps Peggy hide in a closet where they share a kiss. Months later, Joyce and Peggy go to grab drinks at a bar in midtown Manhattan. Abe had not wanted to visit her at work and thought looking up her home address was odd, so he had Joyce help arrange a second meeting.
At the bar Abe criticizes corporations and Peggy's work, not understanding that patronizing and belittling a young career woman does not work as flirting. Peggy later pretends she would not have been interested in working on the Barry Goldwater campaign.
After being through being insulted, she leaves. He reveals he wrote her a story called "Nuremberg on Madison Avenue. He tells her that her job is a waste and that she could be so much more, to which Peggy counters, telling him that she is not a political person. Defeated, Abe promises her that he will not bother her again.