Standard Name: Windham, William
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Anne Barnard||
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography supposes that Henry Dundas (who had known Lady Anne Lindsay in Edinburgh and remained a lifelong correspondent) might have married her if he had not needed to marry money...
|Friends, Associates||Lady Anne Barnard||
Lady Anne lived much of her life in fashionable society, and her acquaintance was very wide. In Edinburgh in her early twenties she impressed and delighted Samuel Johnson with an impromptu and complimentary bon mot...
As part of her campaign to raise subscribers for Lucy: A Novel, which she expected to publish in three weeks, EP addressed a detailed and revealing letter about her circumstances to the politician William Windham
|Textual Features||Eliza Parsons||
In her letter to William Windham of 14 May 1794, about her search for subscribers to Lucy and her financial troubles, she describes herself as "a widowed Mother whose Labours are the Sole Support...
After 31 March 1796
William Beckford burlesqued women writers and attacked reactionary government in his novelModern Novel Writing, or the Elegant Enthusiast; and Interesting Emotions of Arabella Bloomville. A Rhapsodical Romance; Interspersed with Poetry, published as Lady Harriet Marlow.