the Rev. William Yorick Smythies

Standard Name: Smythies, the Rev. William Yorick


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Family and Intimate relationships Harriet Smythies
HS married the Rev. William Yorick Smythies , a member of a family prolific in clergymen.
The family was that of the mid-eighteenth-century novelist Susan Smythies .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Kirk, John Foster, and S. Austin Allibone, editors. A Supplement to Allibone’s Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors. J. B. Lippincott, 1891.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
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Family and Intimate relationships Harriet Smythies
HS left her husband , who was not only a failure as a clergyman but a poor manager of money, and had wasted much of their resources on unsuccessful litigation.
Cross, Nigel. The Common Writer. Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Material Conditions of Writing Harriet Smythies
HS had almost certainly left her husband by the time that her three-volume novel True to the Last appeared, since it probably marks her first use of the name Mrs. Gordon Smythies.
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