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 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.
(11 June 1863): 13
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.
2: 195, 197
Reception Emily Hickey
In old age EH was awarded a Civil List pension.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
199: 171
Despite this, Dinnis notes that to the literary world she looked in vain for what had been hers in days gone by. Nor...
Reception Frances Eleanor Trollope
FET was awarded a Civil List Pension in 1893, the year after Thomas had died.
Stebbins, Lucy Poate, and Richard Poate Stebbins. The Trollopes. The Chronicle of a Writing Family. Columbia University Press, 1945.
340
Sutherland, John. The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction. Stanford University Press, 1989.
Reception Eliza Cook
EC was awarded a Civil List pension of £100 for literary merit.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Reception Frances Sarah Hoey
FSH was granted a Civil List pension of £50 a year, at a time when her recent widowhood made it badly needed.
Edwards, Peter David. Frances Cashel Hoey, 1830-1908: A Bibliography. Department of English, University of Queensland, 1982.
29
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Reception E. Nesbit
In 1915 EN was granted a Civil List pension of sixty pounds a year. She was pleased but not overwhelmed at this honour, and thought it ought not to have been taxed.
Briggs, Julia. A Woman of Passion: The Life of E. Nesbit, 1858-1924. Hutchinson, 1987.
365-6
She evidently...
Reception Sarah Tytler
ST was granted a Civil List pension, an award whose existence she felt was surely justifiable in connection with a profession whose members give profit and pleasure to many, while the big prizes of the...
Reception Louisa Stuart Costello
LSC was awarded a Civil List pension of £75 per annum in recognition of her services to literature.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
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.
Reception Mary Howitt
Shortly after her husband 's death, Mary Howitt was awarded a Civil List pension of £100 per annum in recognition of her services to literature.
Colles, William Morris. Literature and the Pension List. Henry Glaisher, 1889.
Reception Anna Brownell Jameson
ABJ was awarded a Civil List pension of £100 in recognition of her literary merits.
Thomas, Clara. Love and Work Enough: The Life of Anna Jameson. University of Toronto Press, 1967.
191
Johnston, Judith. Anna Jameson: Victorian, Feminist, Woman of Letters. Scolar Press, 1997.
xiii
Reception Dinah Mulock Craik
Dinah Mulock received a Civil List pension of £60 annually.
Fredeman, William E., and Ira Bruce Nadel, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 35. Gale Research, 1985.
35: 42
Colles, William Morris. Literature and the Pension List. Henry Glaisher, 1889.
Reception Julia Pardoe
JP was granted a Civil List pension of £100.
Colles, William Morris. Literature and the Pension List. Henry Glaisher, 1889.

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