George Granville, Earl Lansdowne

Standard Name: Lansdowne, George Granville,,, Earl
Used Form: Lord Lansdowne


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Dedications Alexander Pope
It is dedicated to George Granville, Lord Lansdowne (uncle of the future Mary Delany ).
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Delany
Mary Granville, later MD , was married in the chapel at Longleat House, Wiltshire, to Alexander Pendarves , a boorish sixty-year-old squire whom her uncle Lord Lansdowne wanted as a political ally.
Hayden, Ruth. Mrs. Delany: Her Life and Her Flowers. British Museum.
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Delany
Her uncle George Granville, Lord Lansdowne , was a statesman under Queen Anne , a distinguished amateur poet, and a friend of Alexander Pope . To MD 's parents Lansdowne was the head of the...
Intertextuality and Influence Mrs Ross
The title-page quotes Lansdowne . This opens (like MR 's first novel) on a young English army officer, this time in camp before Seringapatam in India, which would place him almost certainly in the...
Literary responses Mary Caesar
She was just as insecure about her style and presentation in letters as in her journal, and elicited reassuring praise from Pope , Prior, Swift , Lord Orrery , and Lord Lansdowne .
Rumbold, Valerie. “The Jacobite vision of Mary Caesar”. Women, Writing, History, 1640-1740, edited by Isobel Grundy and Susan Wiseman, Batsford, pp. 178-98.
politics Mary Delany
The parents of Mary Granville (later MD ) suffered arrest on suspicion of supporting a Jacobite rebellion in the West Country planned by Lansdowne ; soldiers arrived to search their house in the middle of...
Textual Features Eliza Haywood
The first title-page quotes a line from Lansdowne which might serve as an epigraph for most of EH 's oeuvre: first or last, we all must love.
Haywood, Eliza. Love in Excess. Editor Oakleaf, David, Broadview.
The narrative exemplifies her power over her...


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