Frederick Augustus Hervey, fourth Earl of Bristol
Standard Name: Bristol, Frederick Augustus Hervey,,, fourth Earl of
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|Dedications||Anna Maria Porter||
The first volume had a frontispiece designed by AMP 's brother R. K. Porter . The epigraph came from the introduction to Gay 's Fables (1727) : From objects most minute and mean, / A...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire||
Her father, Frederick Augustus Hervey, later Earl of Bristol , entered the Church as a younger son, and rose to be Bishop of Derry. He is known to history as the earl-bishop, a...
|Friends, Associates||Ann Yearsley|
As early as March-April 1788 AY 's backers Eliza Dawson and Wilmer Gossip were suggesting that a play would offer a better chance of financial return than poetry. Yearsley drafted her lost play Bawdin at...
Again one of Yearsley's most perceptive readers was Anna Seward , who wrote to Helen Maria Williams on Christmas Day 1787 that Yearsley and Burns were both miracles . . . . Perhaps she has...
|Textual Production||Ann Yearsley||
During the time she was preparing these poems for publication, Yearsley equipped herself with a new team of patrons: Wilmer Gossip , a Yorkshire landowner with poor health, who was given to spending time at...
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