Joseph Parkes

Standard Name: Parkes, Joseph


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Cultural formation Matilda Hays
She was born into the English urban middle class, but very little is known about her early life and education. It seems most likely that she came from white parents and that Joseph Parkes in...
Family and Intimate relationships Bessie Rayner Parkes
Joseph Parkes , Bessie's father, was a solicitor and a Unitarian of Radical sympathies. In 1833 he was secretary to a parliamentary commission on municipal reform, which recommended important changes in local government. At about...
Friends, Associates Emilie Barrington
Emilie Wilson (later EB ) and Emily Faithfull were inseparable
Westwater, Martha. The Wilson Sisters. Ohio University Press.
friends until they fell out just before Emilie was married. Westwater suggests that they may have been introduced by Bessie Parkes , whose father,...
Intertextuality and Influence George Eliot
Mary Ann Evans had been reading Das Leben Jesu by David Friedrich Strauss when she was persuaded by her new circle of liberal friends at Coventry to take on the task of translating it into...
Other Life Event Emily Faithfull
Public interest was heightened by the Codringtons' social status and the sensational details of the case; the trial attracted a high degree of attention. Joseph Parkes passed on to Bessie Parkes the rumour that EF


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