Robert Riddell

Standard Name: Riddell, Robert


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Family and Intimate relationships Maria Riddell
MR 's brother-in-law Robert Riddell of Glenriddell , who lived at Friar's Carse in Dumfries, was to shape her life through his literary antiquarianism and especially through his friendship with Robert Burns .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Lindsay, Maurice. The Burns Encyclopedia. St Martin’s Press.
Family and Intimate relationships Maria Riddell
Whatever it was, this relationship suffered an almost fatal blow from a mysterious incident
Lindsay, Maurice. The Burns Encyclopedia. St Martin’s Press.
at the Christmas season of 1793. Burns, as a guest probably not at Woodley Park (as used to be thought)...
Friends, Associates Helen Craik
HC 's friends included the writers Maria Riddell and Robert Burns (as well as the former's brother-in-law Robert Riddell ). She corresponded with Burns, and praised his work in high terms.
Friends, Associates Maria Riddell
The Christmas rupture with Burns seems to have taken effect only gradually. After the key event Burns sent MR a copy of Werther (Goethe 's novel, probably in English translation) as well as returning...
Publishing Helen Craik
A manuscript of HC 's collected poems has been mentioned, but has not been traced.
Burns, Robert. The Poetry of Robert Burns. Editors Henley, William Ernest and Thomas F. Henderson, Caxton .
Overall, in fact, little survives, though she included The Maid of Enterkin in her first novel, and George Neilson


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