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...
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, 1985, pp. 12-48.
(Much later in her life she...
3 November 1703
, 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.