Frank Besant

Standard Name: Besant, Frank

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Annie Besant
Annie Wood married Frank Besant , a clergyman and brother of the writer Walter Besant , after a year-long engagement.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
24, 27, 57
Family and Intimate relationships Annie Besant
AB 's husband took up a post as an assistant mathematics master at Cheltenham College , a public school for boys in Gloucestershire.
Josephine Butler had moved from Cheltenham just before AB 's arrival.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
29
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
28-9
Family and Intimate relationships Annie Besant
After a religious crisis that resulted in her nervous collapse, AB and her family moved from Cheltenham to Sibsey in Lincolnshire, where her husband became the vicar.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
39-41
Family and Intimate relationships Annie Besant
After a period of continued religious crisis, during which Thomas Scott and Charles Voysey befriended her, AB left her husband , taking her daughter with her.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
39-60
Family and Intimate relationships Sir Walter Besant
Annie Besant became his sister-in-law through her marriage to his brother Frank in 1867.
politics Annie Besant
The trial and temporary conviction of AB and Charles Bradlaugh in the summer of 1877 on obscenity charges for publishing the birth control pamphlet Fruits of Philosophy, as well as her public atheism, deprived...

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