Hyacinthe, Lady Dalby

Standard Name: Dalby, Hyacinthe,,, Lady


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Dedications Mary Linskill
She worked on this novel through a recurrence of ill health: sleeplessness, neuralgia, and a failure of vitality. She dedicated it to Hyacinthe, Lady Dalby , who had supplied the material for A Garland of...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Wesley
Her grandmother Hyacinthe Dalby , in her time a strong-minded and passionate woman, gave the child Mary a love which was ardently reciprocated, but she died when Mary was only thirteen.
Marnham, Patrick. Wild Mary: the Life of Mary Wesley. Chatto and Windus, 2006.
Textual Features Mary Linskill
She based this story on one which Hyacinthe, Lady Dalby (wife of an eminent physician) had related, about a great-aunt of hers who had twice in succession eloped from her husband with her lover. Linskill...


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