Civil List

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Occupation Algernon Charles Swinburne
He turned down an honorary degree from Oxford and a Civil List pension.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation Queen Victoria
That month, Parliament awarded QV an annual Civil List Pension of £385,000 for the rest of her life; in addition, she received revenues from the Duchies of Cornwall and Lancaster.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.
73
Reception Emily Faithfull
A testimonial dinner was given for EF in 1871, where she was presented with a silver tea and coffee service.
Vicinus, Martha. “Lesbian Perversity and Victorian Marriage: The 1864 Codrington Divorce Trial”. Journal of British Studies, pp. 70 -98.
84
She received from the Queen in 1888 an engraved portrait, personally inscribed, in recognition...
Reception Harriet Martineau
HM was offered a Civil List pension by the Whig government, which she refused on principle.
Chapman, Maria Weston, and Harriet Martineau. “Memorials of Harriet Martineau”. Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography, James R. Osgood, 1877, pp. 2: 131 - 596.
355, 364
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Martineau, Harriet, and Gaby Weiner. Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography. Virago, 1983.
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Reception Emma Robinson
ER was awarded a Civil List pension of £75 per annum for her contributions to literature.
Colles, William Morris. Literature and the Pension List. Henry Glaisher, 1889.
Reception Anna Maria Hall
AMH received a Civil List pension of £100 a year as a recognition of her literary achievements and of her unexceptionable opinions.
Shattock, Joanne. The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers. Oxford University Press, 1993.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Reception Eliza Meteyard
Eliza Meteyard received her first Civil List pension of £60 per annum for her services to literature.
Colles, William Morris. Literature and the Pension List. Henry Glaisher, 1889.
Reception Agnes Strickland
AS was awarded a Civil List pension of £100 per annum for her contribution to historical works.
Colles, William Morris. Literature and the Pension List. Henry Glaisher, 1889.
Reception Clementina Black
Through her writings, CB sought to improve the rights of women and the rights of the working classes by encouraging legislative and economic reform. Her award of a Civil List pension of £75 annually was...
Reception Eliza Meteyard
Eliza Meteyard received a second Civil List pension of £40 per annum in addition to the £60 she had been granted five years before.
Colles, William Morris. Literature and the Pension List. Henry Glaisher, 1889.
Reception Cicely Hamilton
CH was awarded a Civil List pension for her contributions to literature.
Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge, 1989.
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Reception Charlotte Mew
CM was awarded a Civil List pension of £75 a year on the recommendation of John Masefield , Thomas Hardy , and Walter de la Mare .
Monro, Alida, and Charlotte Mew. “Charlotte Mew—A Memoir”. Collected Poems of Charlotte Mew, Gerald Duckworth, 1953, p. vii - xx.
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Stanford, Donald E., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 19. Gale Research, 1983.
311
Reception Elizabeth Strutt
ES received a Civil List pension of £70 per annum.
Colles, William Morris. Literature and the Pension List. Henry Glaisher, 1889.
Reception Frances Browne
In 1863 FB was awarded a Civil List pension on account of her works in prose and poetry, composed in spite of blindness existing from birth.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
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Reception Mary Russell Mitford
MRM was granted by Lord Melbourne a Civil List pension of £100 per annum, with the hope of an increase later.
Mitford, Mary Russell. The Life of Mary Russell Mitford: Told by Herself in Letters To Her Friends. L’Estrange, Alfred Guy KinghamEditor , Harper and Brothers, 1870.
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