The young Frances Thynne grew up in a literary ambience. Her early friends included Frances Worsley, later Lady Carteret
(who apparently patronised women writers later, when her husband was Viceroy of Ireland). Family friends from...
They are To his Excellency the Lord Carteret
. Occasion'd by seeing a Poem Intitled, The Birth of Manly Virtue, anonymous, and The Widow Gordon's Petition: To the Right Honourable the Lady Carteret...
Barber's volume (not, as it turned out, entered in the Stationers' Register
until 17 May 1735) includes Upon my Son's speaking Latin in School to less Advantage than English, which is said to be...