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Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Thimelby
GT 's youngest sister, Constance Aston (later Fowler) , was a letter-writer and a great collector of the manuscripts of her circle. Her collection (now in the Huntington Library ) is treated by the Perdita Project
Intertextuality and Influence Queen Elizabeth I
QEI composed her own prayers on both personal and public occasions over the whole course of her career. Imprisoned in the Tower of London between March and May 1554 (early in her sister's reign), she...
Publishing Ephelia
The book was handsomely produced, having a decorated dedication page, and a frontispiece featuring an oval portrait (or fictitious portrait) of Ephelia, with a heraldic badge above the picture and a pedestal bearing her engraved...
Publishing Kate Greenaway
This book was first published in three or four distinct editions, variously bound. An unauthorized edition appeared in the USA the next year, from McLoughlin Brothers , who pirated other publications by KG ...
Publishing Jane Anger
The title continues: Jane Anger her Protection for Women To defend them against the Scandalous Reportes of a late Surfeiting Lover, and all other like Venerians that complaine so to be overcloyed with womens kindnesse...
Publishing Elizabeth Avery
EA wrote this work at Newbury in Berkshire, as a childless wife who had lost four children to death and had recently gone through the experience of religious despair followed by assurances of her...
Publishing Jane Brereton
In the body of the volume she identifies herself as Melissa. Just two copies are known of a fine-paper version. One, at the Huntington Library , is wrongly dated 1725 (in Roman numerals). The other...
Reception Anne Whitehead
Apart from George Whitehead, most of the contributors were women. The first two words of this title were later used again and again on pious testimonies. The copy at the Huntington Library has manuscript bibliographical...
Textual Production Katharine Tynan
Textual Production Elizabeth (Cavendish) Egerton, Countess of Bridgewater
Most of the Egerton family's books and literary papers were acquired by Henry E. Huntington in the early twentieth century and now form part of the collections of the Huntington Library . Manuscripts of ECECB
Textual Production Ephelia
The royal licence indicates that the gentlewoman attribution must have been accurate. The date belongs to the height of the plot: that is, the anti-Catholic furore that followed the murder of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey
Textual Production Charlotte McCarthy
It was printed for the Author. Copies survive at the Library of Congress , Huntington Library , and Boston Public Library . Biographia Dramatica calls it a performance, though the text states that it...
Textual Production Eglinton Wallace
The play was too long, so some passages were omitted in performance.
Wallace, Eglinton. The Ton, or Follies of Fashion. A Comedy. T, Hookham, 1788.
The manuscript is now Larpent 801 in the Huntington Library . A Dublin edition quickly followed the London one.
“Eighteenth Century Collections Online”. Gale Databases.
Textual Production Elizabeth (Cavendish) Egerton, Countess of Bridgewater
The present BL Egerton MS 607 was at one time owned by the author's descendant Samuel Egerton Brydges . Two contemporary copies of this manuscript, one of them with extensive and important annotation by the...
Textual Production Mary Russell Mitford
Her papers are widely scattered. In England the British Library , the Bodleian Library , the John Rylands Library , and Berkshire County Library hold important material; so do Harvard University Library and the Huntington Library


27 November 1807
The Sans Pareil Theatre in London (later the Adelphi), built by manufacturer John Scott, opened with an entertainment of speeches, songs, etc. written by his daughter, Jane Scott .
April 1947
A Bethlehem antiquities dealer bought some papyrus scrolls found by a Bedouin shepherd in a cave at Qumran near the Dead Sea. One copy of the book of Isaiah has proved to be the...