Humfrey Wanley

Standard Name: Wanley, Humfrey


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Friends, Associates Elizabeth Elstob
Most important among EE 's scholarly circle were George Hickes and her brother . The group of scholars known as the Oxford Saxonists, to their credit, seems to have welcomed her on terms of equality...
Occupation Elizabeth Elstob
Left alone in the world and without financial support, Elstob had at first the idea of opening a large, ambitious school in Chelsea, then still outside London.
Perry, Ruth, and George Ballard. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Several Ladies of Great Britain, Wayne State University Press, pp. 12-48.
(Much later in her life she...


3 November 1703: John Tipper, a schoolmaster of Coventry,...

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3 November 1703

John Tipper , a schoolmaster of Coventry, wrote to Humfrey Wanley about his projected Ladies' Diary, or The Woman's Almanack.


Wanley, Humfrey. The Diary of Humfrey Wanley, 1715-1726. Editors Wright, Cyril Ernest and Ruth C. Wright, Bibliographical Society, 1966.