Fleet Prison

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Leah Sumbel
The actress Mary Wells became LS when, in the Fleet Prison in London, she married her second husband, Joseph Haim Sumbel , a Moroccan Jew educated in France.
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
Family and Intimate relationships Harriette Wilson
HW first encountered, walking by night in a romantically furtive manner, a man who proved to be William Henry Rochfort , an Irish colonel, out without leave from the Fleet Prison , where he was...
Family and Intimate relationships Harriette Wilson
HW and William Henry Rochfort announced that they had been married in the Fleet Prison in London.
Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan’s Revenge. Faber, 2003.
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Family and Intimate relationships Delarivier Manley
DM was introduced by Catharine Trotter to John Tilly , governor of the Fleet Prison ; he became her first long-term lover, with whom she stayed till December 1702.
Ballaster, Ros. “Early Women Writers: Lives and Times. Delarivier Manley (c. 1663-1724)”. The Female Spectator (1995-), No. 1, pp. 2 - 5.
3
Material Conditions of Writing Elizabeth Thomas
The first volume in its first edition cost five shillings.
Mills, Rebecca. "Thanks for that Elegant Defense": Polemical Prose and Poetry by Women in the Early Eighteenth Century. Oxford University, 2000.
125
The work consists chiefly of familiar letters with poems interspersed. The extended title, however, Pylades and Corinna: or, Memoirs of the Lives, Amours, and...
Material Conditions of Writing Elizabeth Sarah Gooch
ESG , in the Fleet Prison , dated the preface to An Appeal to the Public, to which she signed her full name: Elizabeth Sarah Villa-Real Gooch.
English Short Title Catalogue.
Other Life Event Lady Eleanor Douglas
LED spent her last period of imprisonment—this time in the Fleet —writing as usual.
Douglas, Lady Eleanor. Prophetic Writings of Lady Eleanor Davies. Cope, Esther S.Editor , Oxford University Press, 1995.
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politics Rose Hickman
The Marian government sometimes confiscated goods from Anthony Hickman 's ships. After it made attendance at Roman Catholic Mass compulsory in 1554, he began smuggling Protestant preachers abroad. Then he and his business partner Thomas Locke
Reception Harriette Wilson
The Memoirs immediately produced extraordinary sensations in fashionable life,
Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan’s Revenge. Faber, 2003.
199
with anguished responses from ex-lovers and moralists, as well as from people in the book trade and people in HW 's own sex trade. Crowds...
Textual Production Elizabeth Thomas
Despite the thirty-pound offer, when ET copied out her poems for this publication (as she explained to Lord Oxford years later), she was counting only on two guineas from Curll for the copyright, which is...
Textual Production Harriette Wilson
Stockdale the publisher, newly released from the Fleet and operating from a new address in St James's Square, issued a scandal series, Stockdale's Budget, which some attributed to HW .
Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan’s Revenge. Faber, 2003.
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Wealth and Poverty Jane Squire
JS was released from the Fleet Prison following the passage through parliament of an Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Wealth and Poverty Leah Sumbel
After the break-up of her second marriage LS lived for about eighteen months at Hammersmith with her sister and brother-in-law, who were back from the West Indies.
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
She says, however, that it was her brother-in-law's...
Wealth and Poverty Elizabeth Thomas
ET was arrested in Southwark, and incarcerated in the Fleet Prison for debt; the warrant was dated the previous month.
Mills, Rebecca. "Thanks for that Elegant Defense": Polemical Prose and Poetry by Women in the Early Eighteenth Century. Oxford University, 2000.
122
Wealth and Poverty Elizabeth Thomas
A warrant was issued for the release of ET from the Fleet Prison , where she had languished for debt for a year and a half.
Rebecca Mills notes that Curll dates the warrant, wrongly, 3 July.
Mills, Rebecca. "Thanks for that Elegant Defense": Polemical Prose and Poetry by Women in the Early Eighteenth Century. Oxford University, 2000.
122
Mills, Rebecca. "Thanks for that Elegant Defense": Polemical Prose and Poetry by Women in the Early Eighteenth Century. Oxford University, 2000.
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