John Frederick Denison Maurice

Standard Name: Maurice, John Frederick Denison
Used Form: F. D. Maurice
Used Form: Frederick D. Maurice


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Cultural formation Julia Wedgwood
Her parents were connected to the Unitarian tradition descending in the family from Josiah Wedgwood as well as to the largely Anglican evangelical and philanthropic Clapham Sect centred close to their home in South London...
Cultural formation Emily Davies
The household was quite evangelical , owing to the influence of Emily's father, but she herself leaned in adulthood towards the Christian socialism of F. D. Maurice .
Caine, Barbara. Victorian Feminists. Oxford University Press, 1992.
Stephen, Barbara. Emily Davies and Girton College. Constable, 1927.
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She found in...
Family and Intimate relationships Fanny Kingsley
When she met him, Kingsley was experiencing severe religious doubts. Fanny's influence in his religious development during his undergraduate years should not be underestimated. She encouraged him to read Samuel Taylor Coleridge , Thomas Carlyle
Family and Intimate relationships Iris Tree
IT 's mother, Maud (Holt) Tree , taught classics at Queen's College , Harley Street and harboured the ambition of becoming an academic at Girton College .
Queen's College was founded for the training of...
Family and Intimate relationships Emily Davies
ED 's early awareness of the movement for women's education developed through her brother Llewelyn 's involvement with F. D. Maurice in Queen's College , Harley Street, London. Llewelyn became Principal of the College from 1873 to 1886.
Stephen, Barbara. Emily Davies and Girton College. Constable, 1927.
Friends, Associates Julia Wedgwood
This friendship was cemented during visits to Linlathen in Forfarshire, the home of Thomas Erskine , who was himself a major spiritual influence on JW . Her letters to Gurney mention meetings with Darwin
Friends, Associates Emily Shirreff
ES 's circle of friends included Sir William Grove (inventor of the Grove battery), scientist Mary Somerville , lawyer and Royal Society president Lord Wrottesley , astronomer Sir George Biddell Airy , Sir John Herschel
Friends, Associates Sara Coleridge
SC and theologian F. D. Maurice began a correspondence on theology that led to a friendship between them.
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, and Sara Coleridge. Sara Coleridge, a Victorian Daughter: Her Life and Essays. Yale University Press, 1989.
Instructor Julia Wedgwood
Her parents were active in the founding of Queen's College in May 1848. There and at Bedford College , JW attended lectures by F. D. Maurice and Francis Newman . James Martineau was also an influence.
Herford, Charles Harold, and Julia Wedgwood. “Frances Julia Wedgwood: A Memoir by the Editor”. The Personal Life of Josiah Wedgwood the Potter, Macmillan, 1915, p. xi - xxx.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Literary responses Anna Swanwick
Her work was greeted with a chorus of praise from reviewers: the only quibble, from some, referred to her metrical choices. P. H. Wicksteed in the Saturday Review suggested that AS would advance the cause...
Literary responses Sarah Williams
Plumptre likens SW to the essayist Elia, that is, to Charles Lamb .
Plumptre, Edward Hayes, and Sarah Williams. “Memoir”. Twilight Hours: A Legacy of Verse, Strahan, 1868, p. vii - xxxiii.
Among those who admired her work were the Reverend F. D. Maurice and the Scottish author Henrietta Keddie (who wrote...
Literary responses George Eliot
Many friends of GE including Edith J. Simcox , plus biographers such as Gordon S. Haight , believed that readers had reason to be grateful to G. H. Lewes for his tireless protection of GE


1 May 1848
Queen's College for Women (a secondary, not a post-secondary institution) was founded in London to educate prospective governesses and improve girls' education generally.
October 1854
The Working Men's College , Great Ormond Street, London, was founded by the Rev. Frederick D. Maurice .
April 1862
The Senate of the University of London voted against allowing women into their medical degree programme.
The Reader, a weekly Review of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Roos, David A. “The Aims and Intentions of Nature”. Victorian Science and Victorian Values: Literary Perspectives, edited by James Paradis and Thomas Postlewait, New York Academy of Sciences, 1981, pp. 159 - 80.