Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
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|Anthologization||Lady Rachel Russell|
|Cultural formation||Agnes Beaumont||
Hers was the first name that Bunyan entered as joining this Puritan congregation, not long after his release from prison under the terms of Charles II 's Declaration of Indulgence (promulgated on 15 March 1672)...
|Cultural formation||Lady Lucy Herbert||
Her family's titles, wealth, elite status, and remarkable record of high ability were somewhat offset by the RomanCatholic faith which excluded them from some of the civil rights and privileges possessed by other English or...
Since it has prologue, epilogue, and cast-list, the play was evidently meant for performance; it was probably performed, though the sparse theatre records of this time bear no trace of it.
The manuscript is...
Polwhele, Elizabeth. “Introduction: A ’Lost’ Play and its Context”. The Frolicks, edited by Judith Milhous and Robert D. Hume, Cornell University Press, 1977, pp. 13 -49.
|Dedications||Anna Maria Mackenzie|
According to critic Mihoko Suzuki , The Case incorporates two portraits of its protagonist. The same plate was apparently used in two versions, one revised as to the hairstyle and ageing of the face. One...
According to its title-page, it was published in 1689.
It was dedicated to Hortense Mancini, duchesse de Mazarin , now settled in England (who had been, like Behn's former dedicatee Nell Gwyn, a mistress...
O’Donnell, Mary Ann. Aphra Behn: An Annotated Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources. Garland, 1986.
He began writing poetry early, and also served as secretary to a diplomat and perhaps as a royalist spy during the English Civil War. He later felt that the royal family, that is Charles II
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth Singer Rowe||
Her father, Walter Singer , a well-to-do wool merchant and a dissenting minister, had been imprisoned at Ilchester for his beliefs under Charles II (and had met his future wife when she came prison visiting)...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth (Cavendish) Egerton, Countess of Bridgewater|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth (Cavendish) Egerton, Countess of Bridgewater||
Lionel Cranfield, third Earl of Middlesex , challenged Lord Bridgewater (who had just been appointed guardian of his niece) to a duel in deliberately insulting language—Billingsgate dialect, Bridgewater called it, from the notoriously...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Dorothy Sidney, Countess of Sunderland|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Grisell Murray|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Sarah Savage|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Catharine Trotter||
Her mother, born Sarah Ballenden, was related to three separate Scots noble families. She brought up her daughters at first on an Admiralty pension (discontinued on Charles II 's death, restored by Queen Anne )...