John Boyle, fifth Earl of Orrery

Standard Name: Orrery, John Boyle,,, fifth Earl of
Used Form: Lord Orrery


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Dedications Mary Barber
Swift dated his dedication of MB 's Poems, written on her behalf, to Lord Orrery .
Barber, Mary et al. Poems on Several Occasions. C. Rivington.
Dedications Charlotte Lennox
The final volume came out on 22 February 1754.
Isles, Duncan. “The Lennox Collection”. Harvard Library Bulletin, Vol.
, No. 4, pp. 317-44.
Its full title was Shakespear Illustrated; or, The Novels and Histories, on which the Plays of Shakespear are founded, collected and translated from the original...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Caesar
His great-great-father, Cesare Adelmare , had migrated from Italy to England and become physician to Mary Tudor and Elizabeth I .
Sedgwick, Romney, editor. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1715-1754.
Under Charles Caesar (1673-1741)
Charles Caesar, though later a devoted husband, was said at...
Friends, Associates Frances Brooke
FB knew Samuel Johnson well by 1755, before the days of his greatest fame. According to family legend, she and her sister were the ladies whom he teased because they had noticed his omission of...
Friends, Associates Mary Caesar
MC shared her husband's network of high-level connections in circles of Jacobites and Jacobite sympathisers. She was a friend of the writers Pope , Prior , Swift , and Mary Barber , and of the...
Friends, Associates Charlotte Lennox
She met Sarah Fielding at Richardson's house, and became friendly also with Henry Fielding , Saunders Welch (the philanthropist, who later offered her employment), and Lord Orrery . She was presumably the Mrs Lenox with...
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.
Textual Production Frances Brooke
She had contributions from several friends: her husband , Arthur Murphy , and Richard Gifford , and Lord Orrery , whose annotated copy survives in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library , University of Toronto


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