Helen Faucit

Standard Name: Faucit, Helen
Used Form: Helena Faucit Saville, Lady Martin


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Family and Intimate relationships Geraldine Jewsbury
However, the intense jealousy that had early affected the friendship persisted. Around 1846 GJ began her friendship with the American actress Charlotte Cushman , who was then visiting Manchester. Much to the frustration of...
Family and Intimate relationships Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde
At one time he had been in love with Helen Faucit . He was also a notorious womanizer and had fathered three illegitimate children before his marriage to JFLW , a fact which she accepted...
Friends, Associates Anna Maria Hall
One of AMH 's closest friends was the actress Helen Faucit , later Lady Martin. Though socially conservative in her attitudes, she was apparently more ready than her husband to achieve friendly relations with those...
Friends, Associates Isabel Hill
Another friend, the actress Helen Faucit , was quick to lend Isabel and her brother money when they were in need. (Isabel succeeded in repaying it out of literary earnings not long before her death.)...
Friends, Associates Eliza Ogilvy
Over the years EO developed friendships many people, a number of whom were involved with the community surrounding the Crystal Palace at Sydenham. Among these friends were Sir David Brewster , Henry Chorley ,...
Friends, Associates Anna Swanwick
Other friends mentioned by her niece and biographer were Fredrika Bremer , Anna Brownell Jameson , Frances Power Cobbe , Thomas Carlyle , George MacDonald , Lady Eastlake , Elizabeth Rundle Charles , Lady Martin
Friends, Associates Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde
As in Dublin, she became known for her salons, which were held on Saturdays from 5 to 7 p.m. until their popularity demanded bi-weekly gatherings. The cream of London's literati and intelligentsia attended, including George Bernard Shaw
Textual Production Robert Browning
RB 's play A Blot in the 'Scutcheon, the fifth instalment of his Bells and Pomegranates series, opened at the Drury Lane Theatre with Helen Faucit playing Mildred.
Drabble, Margaret, editor. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press.
Thomas, Donald. Robert Browning: A Life Within Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.


1835: Helen Faucit made her first important acting...

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Helen Faucit made her first important acting appearance at the Covent Garden Theatre, aged eighteen.

1885: Actress Helen Faucit (who had become Lady...

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Actress Helen Faucit (who had become Lady Martin when her husband was knighted in 1880) published On Some of Shakespeare 's Female Characters, a collection of essays that first appeared in Blackwood's.


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