John Lee

Standard Name: Lee, John


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Family and Intimate relationships Harriet Lee
HL 's father, actor and manager John Lee , had a penchant for making enemies and running up debts. His work kept him constantly on the move from place to place. He died poor.
Family and Intimate relationships Sophia Lee
John Lee , actor, manager, and father of two future novelists, died at Bath aged fifty-six, leaving practically no money.
Lee, Sophia. “Introduction”. The Recess, edited by April Alliston, University Press of Kentucky, p. ix - lii.
Family and Intimate relationships Sophia Lee
SL 's father, John Lee , was a quarrelsome and impecunious actor. The year of her birth he acted at Richmond and Covent Garden , with an interim desertion to Drury Lane , where, however...
Material Conditions of Writing Elspeth Huxley
Philippa Scott found it such fun to have Elspeth on hand researching and writing. Peter Scott had left 72 volumes of diaries, and her publisher, Faber and Faber , paid £5,000 for two years' research...
Material Conditions of Writing Sophia Lee
SL had the idea for it while in debtors' prison with her father . Contemporary rumour said she had written it to get him out of prison; but at that time she apparently made no...
Occupation Sophia Lee
Their father being seriously ill, money needed, and SL 's first literary earnings to hand, she and her sisters opened Mesdames Lees, Ladies' Boarding School , in Bath.
Skedd, Susan. “Women Teachers and the Expansion of Girls’ Schooling in England, c. 1760-1820”. Gender in Eighteenth-Century England: Roles, Representations and Responsibilities, edited by Hannah Barker and Elaine Chalus, Longman, pp. 101-25.
Lee, Sophia. “Introduction”. The Recess, edited by April Alliston, University Press of Kentucky, p. ix - lii.
Wealth and Poverty Sophia Lee
SL 's father was committed to the King's Bench Prison for debt; she accompanied him there for a time.
Highfill, Philip H. et al. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press.


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