Lady Charlotte Finch

Standard Name: Finch, Lady Charlotte


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Dedications Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
SSW published in two volumes her first full-length book, The Thatched Cottage; or, Sorrows of Eugenia. A Novel, dedicated to Frances Fielding (daughter of Lady Charlotte Finch ), with a list of about 150 subscribers.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
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Potter, Franz. “Writing for the Spectre of Poverty”. Cardiff Corvey: Reading the Romantic Text, No. 11.
Family and Intimate relationships Barbarina Brand, Baroness Dacre
The senior Wilmots' circle of friends included people still remembered, like Hannah More , David Garrick , Sir Joshua Reynolds , and Lady Charlotte Finch .
Barbarina Charlotte, Lady Grey,. A Family Chronicle. Editor Lyster, Gertrude, John Murray.
Valentine Wilmot had a taste for recklessness with...
Friends, Associates Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
As a patron Lady Charlotte Finch was helpful, providing both money and introductions to others of her rank. She was instrumental in Wilkinson's acquisition of the circulating library that supported her for some years.
Archives of the Royal Literary Fund, 1790-1918.
Occupation Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
Years later she told the Royal Literary Fund that as a young lady she used to read aloud to Lady Charlotte Finch (1725-96), who in old age was blind.
Archives of the Royal Literary Fund, 1790-1918.
Publishing Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
One catalogue lists this work as published in 1805. Years later SSW wrote that she had once entertained literary ambitions. It was the patronage of Lady Charlotte Finch that enabled her, when already a seasoned...
Publishing Helen Maria Williams
The Poems were in two volumes, with HMW 's name in full, published by Rivington and Marshall , with an engraved frontispiece drawn by Maria Cosway . Subscribers included the Prince of Wales (whose name...
Textual Production Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
A Mrs. Wilkinson, who was probably SSW , published New Tales, in three volumes, with Matthew Iley , dedicated to the Earl of Pomfret .
The attribution is the more likely because this...


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Printer and engraver John Spilsbury perfected the dissected map which became the forerunner of the jigsaw puzzle.


Finch, Lady Charlotte. “Journal”. Finch Manuscripts DG7/D5. 21-2.