Algernon Sidney

Standard Name: Sidney, Algernon


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death Dorothy Sidney, Countess of Sunderland
DSCS died three months after her brother Algernon 's execution. The exact date and cause of her death are not known.
Ady, Julia Cartwright. Sacharissa. Seeley, 1901.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.,
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Sidney, Countess of Sunderland
Dorothy's four surviving brothers adhered to different parts of their father's divided loyalties. Philip , the eldest (and heir to the title although he quarrelled bitterly with his father), fought on the parliamentarian side in...
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Sidney, Countess of Sunderland
During the English Civil War, DSCS had close relatives on both sides of the conflict. Her husband supported the royalist cause, fought, and ultimately died for it. He also gave Charles I a loan...
Intertextuality and Influence Catharine Macaulay
By undertaking archival work in seventeenth-century pamphlets, CM set out to ensure that her history should surpass that of Hume (who was generally regarded as a Tory historian, though he was ambivalent about this label)...
Residence Edna Lyall
EL moved from Lincoln to Eastbourne in 1884
Escreet, J. M. The Life of Edna Lyall. Longmans, Green and Co., 1904.
with her sister and her brother-in-law the Rev. Hampden Jameson . Their house in College Road, Eastbourne, was a picturesque gabled, red-tiled house, covered with...
Textual Features Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
The feelings of this Emma are all in extremes. During her early passion she quotes Frances Greville on the pains of sensibility.
Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire,. Emma. T. Hookham, 1773.
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She and her father kneel alternately to each other when she...
Textual Features Isabella Neil Harwood
In the play Lord Russell is first seen as he hears the news that the King has dissolved the parliament: he has Quite broken with his people, and to govern / Must needs oppress them...
Textual Features Edna Lyall
Mondisfield Hall, depicted here as it was during the Restoration, is based on Badmondisfield (or Badmondesfield) Hall, an Elizabethan moated manor at Wickhambrook in Suffolk, where as a girl EL used to stay with...


13 July 1683
William, Lord Russell (husband of the letter-writer Lady Rachel ), stood trial for High Treason, accused of planning to assassinate the king in an alleged Protestant Plot.
21 July 1683
William, Lord Russell , husband of the letter-writer Lady Rachel Russell , was beheaded in Lincoln's Inn Fields.
7 December 1683
Months after the execution of William, Lord Russell (husband of Lady Rachel ), Algernon Sidney met the same fate (after a search of his private papers), charged with Protestant extremism and plotting against the crown.


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