's mother, Matilda (Adams) Paget
, was born in Carmarthenshire, Wales in 1815; she was one of four children of Sarah Adams
, who had lived for a time in Philadelphia, and Edward Hamlin Adams
Family and Intimate relationships
lived with and was very closely tied to her immediate family for the first half of her life. This changed quickly between November 1894 and March 1896, when her parents
died and, immediately after...
was educated in art and literature by her mother
Gunn, Peter. Vernon Lee: Violet Paget, 1856-1935. Oxford University Press, 1964.
(who was studying languages in preparation for university). With Matilda Paget she read Hugh Blair
's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres...