Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Dorothy Sidney, Countess of Sunderland||
DSCS 's father, Sir Robert Sidney, later second Earl of Leicester , was born on 1 December 1595,
and became the Earl of Leicester on his
Ady, Julia Cartwright. Sacharissa. Seeley, 1901.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Blencowe, Robert, editor. Sydney Papers. J. Murray, 1825.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Frances Power Cobbe||
The title of this essay was invoked in Parliament ary debate over women's suffrage in 1875.
Mitchell, Sally. Frances Power Cobbe: Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer. University of Virginia Press, 2004.
|Literary responses||Catharine Macaulay|
|Literary Setting||John Oliver Hobbes||
The protagonist of the novel, which is set primarily in the 1860s, is Robert de Hausée Orange, an idealistic orphan whose various adventures lead him through from Normandy in France to England, English politics, and...
|Material Conditions of Writing||Hannah More|
|Occupation||Richard Hengist Horne||
Also in the 1840s, he was among those commissioned by Parliament to inquire into the conditions resulting from industrialisation. Such Blue Books reported on myriad aspects of the life of the nation. In the case...
After several failed attempts, BD was elected to Parliament as Conservative member for Maidstone in Kent in 1837.
When the Corn Laws were repealed, on 26 June 1846, he voiced outspoken criticism of Tory Prime...
Sutherland, John. The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction. Stanford University Press, 1989.
ER was elected to Parliament , where she served as the Independent representative of the English Universities. She held this post, through several comfortable election victories, until her death in 1946.
Alberti, Johanna. Eleanor Rathbone. Sage Press, 1996.
Stocks, Mary. Eleanor Rathbone: A Biography. Gollancz, 1949.
Between 1923 and January 1924, she used this position to urge the Church to revise its marriage service by removing implications of female subordination in marriage, specifically the command that the wife obey the husband...
|Occupation||Thomas Babington, first Baron Macaulay|
|Occupation||Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield|
QV opened Parliament , witnessed by many including Lady Morgan , who admired her composure and oral delivery.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine JewsburyEditors , W. H. Allen, 1862.
This was Fielding's last production. Next day Sir Robert Walpole introduced into parliament the Licensing Act , which killed this company and EH 's stage career.
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
|politics||Lady Ottoline Morrell||
She also became the driving force behind her husband's political career. Though strongly opposed by their families, the couple shared a strong belief in the Liberal party and worked together on campaigns which brought Philip...
In a year of a raging bull market for popish plots
several women were among those who took an oath (required by Parliament of all citizens) to support the true religion.
Purkiss, Diane. The English Civil War, A People’s History. Harper Perennial, 2007.
3 April 1645
The Self-Denying Ordinance provided that all members of both Houses of Parliament were to resign from all military or civil offices they had held since 1640. Reappointments were to be made later, according to merit...