Margaret Clifford, Countess of Cumberland

Standard Name: Cumberland, Margaret Clifford,,, Countess of
Used Form: Lady Margaret Russell

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Lucy Hutchinson
LH 's younger sister, Elizabeth (whom her mother favoured), was left a petticoat of cloth-of-silver by Lady Anne Clifford 's mother the Countess of Cumberland , who was related to them.
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Anne Clifford
LAC says her mother (born Lady Margaret Russell , daughter of the second Earl of Bedford) had read most books of worth translated into English,
Clifford, Lady Anne. Lives of Lady Anne Clifford Countess of Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery (1590-1676) and of Her Parents. Gilson, Julius ParnellEditor , Roxburghe Club, 1916.
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the only language she knew. She was a devout...
Literary responses Aemilia Lanyer
Lorna Hutson in the ODNB entry on AL notes that the lines to the Countess of Cumberland , Lanyer's pre-eminent patron, are remarkable in declining to equate female excellence with chastity, but celebrating instead a...
Occupation Lady Anne Clifford
LAC set up (in her mother 's name) a memorial to the poet Spenser in Westminster Abbey.
Spence, Richard T. Lady Anne Clifford, Countess of Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery. Sutton Publishing, 1997.
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Textual Production Aemilia Lanyer
AL accompanied her title poem with elaborate paratextual matter, both to introduce and to conclude it. Before the narrative come nine individual prefatory addresses or dedications to powerful ladies of the court, all except one...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Agnes Strickland
It appears from the book that the element of fresh and painstaking research has declined in comparison with the sisters' earlier works of the same type. The lives written by Agnes included those of Lady Margaret Clifford
Travel Aemilia Lanyer
AL made the visit to the Countess of Cumberland at Cookham in Berkshire which inspired an important poem.
Woods, Susanne. Lanyer: A Renaissance Woman Poet. Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Travel Lady Anne Clifford
LAC travelled north to bury her mother 's lead-encased body at St Lawrence's Church in Appleby, Westmorland.
Clifford, Lady Anne. The Diary of Anne Clifford, 1616-1619: A Critical Edition. Acheson, Katherine O.Editor , Garland, 1995.
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Spence, Richard T. Lady Anne Clifford, Countess of Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery. Sutton Publishing, 1997.
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Wealth and Poverty Lady Anne Clifford
LAC 's mother launched her daughter's claim to inherit her father 's estates.
Clifford, Lady Anne. “Introduction / Annotations / Bibliography”. The Diary of Anne Clifford, 1616-1619, edited by Katherine O. Acheson, Garland, 1995, pp. 1 - 37, 133.
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