The education supplied for her and her siblings was particularly haphazard. The girls' governesses were the masculine Sophy or Sophia Johnston
, illegitimate daughter of a laird, and Henrietta Cummings
, who later married James...
Lady Anne Barnard
She had often heard this very popular tune sung by Sophia Johnston
to words beginning The bridegroom greets when the sun goes down.
Graham, Henry Grey. Scottish Men of Letters in the Eighteenth Century. Adam and Charles Black, 1908.
Lady Anne told her younger sister, Elizabeth, I have been writing...