Philippina, Lady Knight

Standard Name: Knight, Philippina,,, Lady
Used Form: Phillipina Deane
Used Form: Philippina Knight

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Birth Ellis Cornelia Knight
ECK was born in Westminster, the only child of Sir Joseph Knight and his second wife, the former Philippina Deane .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Luttrell, Barbara. The Prim Romantic. Chatto and Windus, 1965.
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Family and Intimate relationships Ellis Cornelia Knight
Lady Knight , mother of ECK , died at Palermo in Sicily after suffering indifferent health for a long time.
Knight, Ellis Cornelia. The Autobiography of Miss Knight. Fulford, RogerEditor , William Kimber & Co., 1960.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Ellis Cornelia Knight
ECK 's mother, née Philippina Deane , was born in Essex on 17 November 1726. She was a descendant of Sir Anthony Deane , shipbuilder, naval officer, Fellow of the Royal Society, and associate of...
Friends, Associates Anna Williams
AW 's father knew many of the leading figures in the science of his day, and she probably met them through him. Her celebrated friendship with Samuel Johnson seems to have begun through his interest...
Publishing Anna Williams
Williams had suffered from the usual anxieties of those who began collecting subscriptions long before their book was ready: the money had been eaten up by necessities, and she was afraid of inadvertently swindling her...
Residence Ellis Cornelia Knight
Having left Genoa for Rome on this day, ECK lived there with her mother through turbulent times until early 1798. They were there when in 1792 she published her second book, Marcus Flaminius, set...
Residence Ellis Cornelia Knight
ECK and her mother fled from Romewith some difficulty to Naples after the French invaded Rome in February and confiscated British property.
Knight, Ellis Cornelia. The Autobiography of Miss Knight. Fulford, RogerEditor , William Kimber & Co., 1960.
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Luttrell, Barbara. The Prim Romantic. Chatto and Windus, 1965.
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Residence Ellis Cornelia Knight
After leaving Naples, where the tide of revolution had caught up with them again, ECK and her mother reached Palermo in Sicily. They sailed through storms and high seas which took a toll...
Textual Production Ellis Cornelia Knight
In her introduction toDinarbas, ECK indicates that her idea for the work arose from Sir John Hawkins 's claim that Samuel Johnson had intended to write a sequel to Rasselas, in which...
Travel Ellis Cornelia Knight
ECK and her mother left England with the intention of remaining abroad for three years. In the event their time abroad was eight times longer than that: it lasted until 1800.
Knight, Ellis Cornelia. The Autobiography of Miss Knight. Fulford, RogerEditor , William Kimber & Co., 1960.
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Travel Ellis Cornelia Knight
ECK and her mother left Rome, where they had been living for some eight years, to travel south to Naples.
Knight, Ellis Cornelia. The Autobiography of Miss Knight. Fulford, RogerEditor , William Kimber & Co., 1960.
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