Henrietta Louisa Fermor, Countess of Pomfret

Standard Name: Pomfret, Henrietta Louisa Fermor,,, Countess of
Used Form: Lady Pomfret

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Dedications Sarah Fielding
The work was dedicated to Lady Pomfret . Its 440 subscribers included many prominent people, reflecting the bluestockings' range of influence as well as SF 's local and family connections: Ralph Allen , Lord Chesterfield
Education Elizabeth Grant
EG refers to a number of texts that influenced her as a child. She learned to read by the age of three, taught by loving aunts, and remembered in particular Puss in Boots, Bluebeard...
Friends, Associates Lady Lucy Herbert
LLH met the novelist Jane Barker before she became a nun, and after entering the convent she became acquainted with the autobiographer Catherine Holland .
Latz, Dorothy L., editor. “Neglected Writings by Recusant Women”. Neglected English Literature: Recusant Writings of the 16th-17th Centuries, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Salzburg, 1997.
38
She was visited at her convent late in life...
Friends, Associates Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford
Lady Hertford wrote that a certain distrust of her own judgement made her slow in the choice of a friend; but when that choice is made, my attachments are too strong to be easily broken...
Friends, Associates Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford
She and Lady Pomfret (another amateur writer) together mourned for the death of Queen Caroline , who had been their admired friend as well as their employer.
Hughes, Helen Sard. The Gentle Hertford, Her Life and Letters. Macmillan, 1940.
92
Friends, Associates Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
WMCN 's early and close relationship with her sister-in-law Mary, Countess of Traquair , née Maxwell, suffered vicissitudes over the years through her poverty and her husband's shameless requests for money. In 1718 the Traquairs...
Occupation Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford
This sought-after and taxing post (for noblewomen only) involved largely routine official duties, performed during spells of residence in the royal palaces. The annual salary was five hundred pounds;
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
it was said that the expenses...
Publishing Mary Leapor
The arrangements for publication had not been entirely smooth sailing. ML was insulted when Freemantle predicted that the book might make her £10.
Rizzo, Betty. “Molly Leapor: An Anxiety for Influence”. The Age of Johnson, edited by Paul J. Korshin, pp. 313 - 43.
322
Freemantle was nevertheless instrumental in persuading her to publish and in...
Textual Production Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford
Frances, Countess of Hertford , exchanged letters, often on literary topics, with Lady Pomfret , who with her husband was living abroad for economy reasons.
Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford, and Henrietta Louisa Fermor, Countess of Pomfret. Correspondence between Frances, Countess of Hartford and Henrietta Louisa, Countess of Pomfret. Richard Phillips, 1805.
Textual Production Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford
The publisher Richard Phillips printed three small volumes of Correspondence between Frances, Countess of Hartford and Henrietta Louisa, Countess of Pomfret , between the Years 1738 and 1741.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
3rd ser. 6 (1805): 168
Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford, and Henrietta Louisa Fermor, Countess of Pomfret. Correspondence between Frances, Countess of Hartford and Henrietta Louisa, Countess of Pomfret. Richard Phillips, 1805.
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Textual Production Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford
Frances Thynne, later Hertford, began letter-writing at an early age. She was eleven when her grandfather was glad to find her in an hopeful way of being a good scribe,
Hughes, Helen Sard. The Gentle Hertford, Her Life and Letters. Macmillan, 1940.
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and twelve when her...
Textual Production Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
During these years LMWM wrote her letters to Lady Pomfret .
Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Halsband, RobertEditor , Clarendon Press, 1967.
2: 118-337
Textual Production Angela Thirkell
Since a Lord Pomfret was prominent in the novel, she worried over it (and its title) and possible trouble from any existent Pomfret family. She appeared not to know of the existence of the eighteenth-century...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text George Paston
GP shows here her interest in women writers, all of them letter-writers and commentators on the social scene. They are, apart from Anne Grant of Laggan, all noblewomen: Elizabeth Craven (later Lady Berkeley and later again Margravine of Anspach)

Timeline

November 1739
The anonymous, probably female Sophia published a pamphlet entitled Woman not Inferior to Man.