William Roscoe

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Standard Name: Roscoe, William,, 1753 - 1831

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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Anne Jevons
Writer and abolitionist William Roscoe , beloved father of Mary Anne Jevons , died at Liverpool.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Anne Jevons
Mary Anne was very close to her father, William Roscoe , the historian, writer, patron of the arts, abolitionist and reformer. William began his professional career as a barrister, but retired early. Soon afterwards he...
Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Sandbach
MS 's grandfather, William Roscoe , was a historian, poet, abolitionist, and reformer, whose immensely talented children published a book of family verse in 1820.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Allibone, S. Austin, editor. A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors Living and Deceased. Gale Research, 1965.
Friends, Associates Mary Tighe
Before she left London, MT met there her fellow Irish poet Tom Moore . He subsequently visited her in Dublin and complimented her in verse. She exchanged poems with Barbarina Wilmot (later Lady Dacre) ...
Friends, Associates Maria Riddell
During the last months of Burns 's life, Riddell was again sending him her verses to read. He dined at her house, though too weak to walk, on 5 July 1796, and asked her sardonically...
Friends, Associates Maria Riddell
In England as in Scotland MR had a wide circle of friends. They included the artists Thomas Lawrence and Henry Fuseli and the writers Samuel Rogers , Richard Sharp , and Sir James Mackintosh ...
Intertextuality and Influence Margaret Sandbach
She probably used her grandfather 's The Life of Lorenzo de' Medici (1796) as a historical source.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
789 (1842): 1062
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Giuliano was the younger brother of Lorenzo the Magnificent.
Intertextuality and Influence Lydia Howard Sigourney
The original volume also includes poems written for children. Flora's Party (in the style of William Roscoe 's The Butterfly's Ball, and the Grasshopper's Feast, 1807, Catherine Ann Dorset 's The Peacock "at Home"...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Heyrick
Both the title-page and the body of the work quote (unascribed) lines about social injustice spoken by Shakespeare 's King Lear (who has only just realised the rampant injustice of the world and of his...
Literary responses Elizabeth Pipe Wolferstan
The reprint includes high praise of the little volume, calling it quite equal to [William Roscoe 's The Butterfly's Ball, 1807] in playfulness and spirit, and far superior to it in facility of...
Literary responses Mary Wollstonecraft
Radicals, however, responded positively. William Roscoe (father of Mary Anne Jevons ) hailed MW in a poem satirising Burke.
Tomalin, Claire. The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft. Penguin, 1992.
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Appearing shortly before Tom Paine 's Rights of Man on 1 February 1791, the book...
Publishing Felicia Hemans
The attractive quarto volume, printed in Liverpool for T. Cadell and W. Davies in London, was dedicated with permission to the Prince of Wales . It had 977 other subscribers, including Captain Alfred Hemans
Residence Mary Anne Jevons
Mary Anne Roscoe (later Jevons) moved with her family into Allerton Hall, near Liverpool: an estate bought by her father , where her paternal grandfather had once served as a butler.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Residence Mary Anne Jevons
In the face of bankruptcy, William Roscoe (father of Mary Anne Jevons ) sold the family's beloved home, Allerton Hall.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Textual Features Mary Anne Jevons
No attributions are given for particular pieces, but the collection contains the father 's celebrated narrative poem for children, The Butterfly's Ball, as well as works by Mary Anne's younger sister Jane Elizabeth ...

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