George Hickes

Standard Name: Hickes, George

Connections

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Anthologization Susanna Hopton
George Hickes included in A Second Collection of Controversial LettersA Letter Written by a Gentlewoman of Quality to a Romish Priest: that is, by SH to Henry Turberville on choosing the Anglican over...
Anthologization Susanna Hopton
George Hickes believed this work to be by SH . He also noted that a section added to it in 1688 in a form then titled The Sacrifice of a devout Christian was identified by...
Dedications Elizabeth Elstob
The first of these works, dedicated to Caroline, Princess of Wales , is sometimes called the first grammar of Anglo-Saxon; in fact Elstob was preceded by her friend and patron George Hickes , who published...
Education Susanna Hopton
As an adult pursuing her interest in the highly masculine field of controversial theology, SH repeatedly expressed regret that her education had been inadequate. She felt particularly her lack of skill in the ancient languages...
Friends, Associates Susanna Hopton
After 1689 SH became a good friend of George Hickes , antiquarian, sometime Dean of Worcester, and patron of Elizabeth Elstob . Hickes, a member of a generation younger than Hopton, was a Non-juror (one...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Elstob
The same year that her brother died, the death of her fellow-scholar George Hickes removed yet one more anchor from EE .
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Elstob
Most important among EE 's scholarly circle were George Hickes and her brother . The group of scholars known as the Oxford Saxonists, to their credit, seems to have welcomed her on terms of equality...
Literary responses Elizabeth Elstob
Hickes 's selection of her work was of course a testimonial of his confidence in its quality.
Literary responses Elizabeth Elstob
George Hickes had strongly supported the forthcoming edition. He thought Elstob's work the most correct I ever saw or read,and that her edition will be of great advantage to the Church of England against...
Occupation Mary Astell
Material that she kept relating to the school included legal views of the canonical jurist Sir Edward Coke on charitable institutions, a sermon by George Hickes on endowing a school for poor girls, and information...
Occupation Elizabeth Elstob
She was a fine artist, drawing letters from manuscripts for typecasting and printing, creating her own illuminated letters, and producing a portrait of George Hickes from which a print was taken. The print was judged...
politics Susanna Wesley
Her timing may have had to do with the death of the former James II on 3 September 1701, though she had apparently been praying for William III during his reign so far. During the...
Publishing Susanna Hopton
Hopton may have begun adapting Austin/Birchley purely for her own use. Her annotated copy of his text (now at Trinity College , Cambridge; excerpts reproduced in the modern facsimile edition of her works) does...
Textual Features Elizabeth Elstob
Her letter, addressed to her prebendary uncle, Charles Elstob , mentions her deference to his judgement, and the favour she has received from both Oxford and Cambridge Universities . Female modesty, she says, prevents her...
Textual Production Elizabeth Elstob
In 1708, the year of her Scudéry translation, George Hickes had some of EE 's work printed in a scholarly text known as Conspectus brevis by William Wotton , which condensed Hickes's own Grammatica Anglo-Saxonica...

Timeline

1 April 1684
George Hickes (later a patron of Elizabeth Elstob ) preached at St Bridget's Church in London a sermon on almsgiving which made particular mention of charities to benefit women, including schools and colleges along the...
1707
George Hickes published, as Instructions for the Education of a Daughter, a translation of Fénelon 's Traité de l'éducation des filles, 1687.