James Anthony Froude

Standard Name: Froude, James Anthony
Used Form: J. A. Froude


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death Jane Welsh Carlyle
She had planned to host a tea-party whose guests were to include Geraldine Jewsbury , John Ruskin , the J. A. Froude and his second wife , and Margaret Oliphant . Ruskin was not told...
Family and Intimate relationships Fanny Kingsley
Several of FK 's sisters married prominent figures. Charlotte Maria married historian James Anthony Froude (FK introduced the couple when Froude visited her husband Charles Kingsley at Ilfracombe in Devon), and Marianne married...
Family and Intimate relationships Thomas Carlyle
Following TC 's death, James Anthony Froude published Reminiscences of Carlyle, which presented an unfavourable picture of the Carlyles' marriage. This angered their friend Margaret Oliphant , and she responded with an essay providing...
Friends, Associates George Eliot
Despite her and Lewes's uneven health, they were still able at times to socialise with the likes of Robert Browning , Frederic Leighton , Clara Schumann , Alfred Tennyson , Dean Stanley , J. A. Froude
Friends, Associates Augusta Gregory
With her marriage, AG became part of her husband's impressive social network. She met Queen Victoria , Heinrich Schliemann , and James Froude shortly after her wedding, and visited Robert Browning and Henry James on...
Friends, Associates Jean Ingelow
JI had a small but distinguished circle of intimate friends. By 1863 she was a friend of Alfred Tennyson and was also close to Dora Greenwell . She admired and respected Robert Browning (though she...
Friends, Associates Geraldine Jewsbury
GJ entered the social scene of the capital with several connections already made. Her London friends included members of the Kingsley and Rossetti families, feminist reformer Frances Power Cobbe , author John Ruskin , Samuel Carter
Friends, Associates Jane Welsh Carlyle
As his fame grew, Thomas was increasingly invited to the homes of London's political and intellectual elite, while Jane moved in her own social circle, which included Charles Dickens , John Forster , Giuseppe Mazzini
Friends, Associates Eliza Lynn Linton
She had, however, a delight in meeting and observing people with cultural capital. Other acquaintances included James Anthony Froude , writer; Jane, Lady Franklin (widow of the Arctic explorer, and a traveller in her own...
Friends, Associates Algernon Charles Swinburne
He had ties to writers Anne Ogle , Mary Louisa Molesworth , Ouida , and Mathilde Blind . His movement through England's literary circles also brought him into the company of Thomas Carlyle , James Anthony Froude
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Charles
EC , however, ascribes the formative moments in her intellectual development to other sources. She counts among her early influences and inspirations writers Harriet Martineau and Anne Trelawny , and naturalist and artist Colonel Hamilton Smith
Friends, Associates Sarah Tytler
While in Oxford ST occasionally attended lectures (including those of James Anthony Froude and Edward Augustus Freeman ), commemorations, and boat races. She met several women in charge of the Oxford women's colleges: Madeleine Shaw Lefevre
Intertextuality and Influence Caroline Clive
This explanation for Paul Ferroll's motives for killing his wife begins by quoting Froude 's Henry the Eighth: A man does not murder his wife gratuitously.
Oliphant, Margaret et al. Women Novelists of Queen Victoria’s Reign. Hurst and Blackett.
While writing this further novel, CC changed...
Literary responses Harriet Martineau
This book resulted in public outcry. Douglas Jerrold responded with wit: There is no God, and Harriet Martineau is his Prophet.
Webb, Robert Kiefer. Harriet Martineau: A Radical Victorian. Columbia University Press.
Mary Howitt came to regret her contribution to the most awful book that...
Literary responses Elizabeth Charles
By 1848, EC was praised by such notable people as historian J. A. Froude and Alfred Lord Tennyson , who read her early manuscripts.
Commire, Anne, and Deborah Klezmer, editors. Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Yorkin Publications.
Shattock, Joanne. The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers. Oxford University Press.
Froude saw touches of genuine genius
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. I, Too, Have Lived in Arcadia. Macmillan.
in her early...


1849: J. A. Froude, writing as Zeta published his...

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J. A. Froude , writing as Zeta published his novelThe Nemesis of Faith.

1856: J. A. Froude published the first volumes...

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J. A. Froude published the first volumes of his influential twelve-volume History of England from the Death of Cardinal Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada; it was completed in 1870.

November 1860: Thomas Hill Green became one of the first...

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November 1860

Thomas Hill Green became one of the first laymen to hold a fellowship at Balliol College .

21 April 1869: The Metaphysical Society was founded; women...

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21 April 1869

The Metaphysical Society was founded; women were excluded.

1888: J. A. Froude published his influential and...

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J. A. Froude published his influential and imperialist The English in the West Indies.


Carlyle, Jane Welsh. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle. Editors Carlyle, Thomas and James Anthony Froude, Longmans, Green, 1883.
Carlyle, Thomas. Reminiscences. Editor Froude, James Anthony, Longmans, Green, 1881.
Froude, James Anthony. “Review of Harriet Martineau’s <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Letters on the Laws of Man’s Nature and Development</span&gt”;. Fraser’s Magazine, Vol.
, p. 418.