Jane Maria, Lady Strachey

Standard Name: Strachey, Jane Maria,,, Lady
Used Form: Lady Jane Maria (Grant) Strachey


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Education Dorothy Bussy
Marie Souvestre was a free-thinking feminist, daughter of the French author and philosopher Emile Souvestre . Her school, Les Ruches, was widely admired for its academic rigour. It educated many outstanding women, including Beatrice Chamberlain
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Bussy
DB 's mother, Jane Maria (Grant), Lady Strachey , was born on 13 March 1840 aboard an East India Company ship off the Cape of Good Hope. Her parents were Henrietta Chichele (of an...
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Bussy
It is unclear when the couple met, but they fell in love when Dorothy nursed Simon at the Strachey home after an accident at his studio. Their engagement stirred controversy and disapproval in the Strachey...
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Bussy
At this time Gide was accompanying his lover, Marc Allégret , to a tutor in Grantchester and had taken with him a letter of introduction to Simon Bussy . The Bussys were staying at Lady Strachey
Family and Intimate relationships Julia Strachey
JS 's father, Oliver Strachey , was the sixth son of Sir Richard and Jane Maria, Lady Strachey . He attended Eton , then Balliol College, Oxford ; the family home was in London...
Friends, Associates Nina Hamnett
She took up old friendships, making visits out of wartime London to Sophie Gaudier-Brzeska in Gloucestershire and Roger Fry at Guildford (where Lady Strachey led the party in evening literary games). She breakfasted regularly with...
Occupation Dorothy Bussy
After Marie Souvestre moved Les Ruches to England (renaming it Allenswood and locating it in Wimbledon Park, near London), Dorothy Strachey became one of her staff at this new incarnation of her own old...
politics Ray Strachey
Her initial interest in suffrage grew from her association with Lady Strachey and Philippa Strachey , both suffragists and her future in-laws. Ray worked for the nonmilitant constitutionalist Millicent Fawcett , and thought the militant...
Publishing Dora Carrington
Carrington painted Lady Strachey, another of her well-known portraits; it was a commissioned work for which she was paid £25.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press.
Publishing Elizabeth Grant
The first public edition of EG 's Memoirs of a Highland Lady appeared, edited and abridged by her niece, Jane Maria Strachey .
Grant, Elizabeth. “Introduction”. Memoirs of a Highland Lady, edited by Andrew Tod, Canongate.
Publishing Elizabeth Grant
A second edition prepared by Lady Strachey in 1911 abridged more than the first edition. A 1928 reprint was later edited by Angus Davidson for Albemarle Library in 1950. A new edition by Andrew Tod
Reception Dora Carrington
She was very pleased with her model and with her rendering: I was completely overcome by her grandeur, and wit. I am painting her against the bookcase sitting full length in a chair, in a...
Textual Production Cicely Hamilton
CH joined the editorial board of The Englishwoman, a new journal edited by Elisina Grant Richards , whose launch owed much to Jane Strachey and the NUWSS .
A predecessor under the same title...


9 February 1907: The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies...

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9 February 1907

The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies organised a demonstration to coincide with the opening of the next session of Parliament (the biggest suffragist public event so far); because of the pouring rain, it became...

26 July 1913: The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies...

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26 July 1913

The National Union of Women's Suffrage SocietiesWomen's Pilgrimage culminated in London with a meeting in Hyde Park.


Grant, Elizabeth. Memoirs of a Highland Lady. Editor Jane Maria, Lady Strachey, J. Murray.