Anne Finch (later AC
) became a friend and correspondent of the philosopher Henry More
, whom she probably met through her elder half-brother, John, who had been his student at Cambridge. More was a...
Marjorie Hope Nicolson
wrote in 1930 that ACwent even farther than the men of her generation in her grasp of the significance of certain fundamental aspects of modern thought, and likened her to Hildegarde von Bingen
This correspondence is just part of a large haul discovered by Horace Walpole
in August 1758, lying around disregarded at Ragley Hall, partly rotten and partly gnawed by rats. Walpole rescued the collection and...
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Conway, Anne, and Henry More. “Introduction; Editorial Materials”. The Conway Letters, edited by Sarah Hutton et al., Revised, Clarendon Press, 1992, p. vii - xix; various pages.
Nicolson, Marjorie Hope, and Anne Conway. “Prologue”. The Conway Letters, edited by Sarah Hutton and Sarah Hutton, Clarendon Press, 1992, p. xxiii - xxix.
Conway, Anne et al. The Conway Letters. Editor Hutton, Sarah, Clarendon Press, 1992.