John Cam Hobhouse

Standard Name: Hobhouse, John Cam


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Friends, Associates George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron
His final exit from England was made in the company of Hobhouse , and on the shores of Lake Geneva he met up with Percy and Mary Shelley and Mary's step-sister Claire Clairmont , with...
Friends, Associates Lady Caroline Lamb
LCL was for most of her adult life a good friend of Sydney Morgan , to whom she confided many stories of her childhood and youth, which Morgan preserved in her diaries. She later helped...
Health Lady Caroline Lamb
She had already undergone a severe shock on hearing of his death, and had been fencing with John Cam Hobhouse about the return of letters on both sides. Soon the family was employing two female...
Literary responses Lady Caroline Lamb
When Glenarvon first appeared, said Lady Caroline, William Lamb admired it so much that it was instrumental in bringing the separated couple back together.
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Editors Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine Jewsbury, AMS Press.
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Joanna Baillie discerned its author's ability, but added, Her...
Literary responses Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
This book sparked both sensation and controversy. It was the starting point for Blessington's friendships with Isaac D'Israeli and Edward Bulwer-Lytton .
Feldman, Paula R., editor. British Women Poets of the Romantic Era. John Hopkins University Press.
Some critics were sceptical as to whether her friendship with Byron had...
politics Lady Caroline Lamb
Probably inspired by the example of her aunt the Duchess of Devonshire , she wrote letters, canvassed in taverns, and exchanged kisses for votes. Being even more notorious already than her aunt, she had less...
politics Mary Russell Mitford
In politics MRM was known as a Foxite: that is, she supported the Whigs under Charles James Fox , the more progressive opposition to the government. On 17 June 1814 she attended an Abolitionist meeting...
politics Queen Victoria
Miles Taylor 's recent monograph on the queen-empress and India emphasizes Victoria's agency, which ensured that this strange, self-educated, self-propelled little woman deserves a place among the makers of modern India.
Mount, Ferdinand. “Strange Little Woman”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 22, pp. 7-9.
John Cam Hobhouse
Travel George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron
Byron first left England to travel at the beginning of July 1709, accompanied by his friend John Cam Hobhouse , on a more adventurous version of the Grand Tour which took him as far as...


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