Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
Standard Name: Morgan, Sydney Owenson,,, Lady
Birth Name: Sydney Owenson
Titled: Lady Sydney Owenson
Married Name: Lady Sydney Morgan
Pseudonym: S. O.
Nickname: The Wild Irish Girl
In her capacities as poet, novelist, and travel writer with a sharp eye for culture and politics, SOLM spoke for the early movement of Irish nationalism. She also wrote plays and verse. Her reputation, once dragged down by her politics, is now rising.
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|Cultural formation||Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton|
|death||Lady Caroline Lamb|
She was buried in Lady Morgan 's vault in Brompton Cemetery.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Mercer, Edmund. “Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury”. Manchester Quarterly, pp. 301 - 21.
Howe, Susanne. Geraldine Jewsbury: Her Life and Errors. George Allen and Unwin, 1935.
|death||George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron||
His body was brought back to England (contrary to his expressed wishes), where dissension arose over his funeral. His sister wanted it to be private and aristocratic, while public opinion (though not the establishment) wanted...
|Education||Mary Russell Mitford|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Olivia Clarke||
Olivia was a tomboy who used to tease her elder sister, Sydney , for her sensibility and her admirers (showing something of the anarchic humour that later went into her verse).
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine JewsburyEditors , AMS Press, 1975.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Harriette Wilson||
Two years later Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte told Sydney Morgan that HW was married to a very handsome man, who was willing to make an honest woman of her.
The couple concealed their marriage...
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan,. Lady Morgan’s Memoirs. Dixon, William Hepworth and Geraldine JewsburyEditors , W. H. Allen, 1862.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Boyle||
The Honourable Sir Courtenay Boyle , MB 's father, the second surviving son of Edmund, seventh Earl of Cork and Orrery , was a Vice-Admiral.
One of his postss was commissioner of the dockyards...
Boyle, Mary. Mary Boyle. Her Book. Boyle, Sir Courtenay EdmundEditor , E. P. Dutton; John Murray, 1902.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Ella Hepworth Dixon|
|Friends, Associates||L. E. L.|
|Friends, Associates||Mary Tighe|
|Friends, Associates||Eliza Lynn Linton||
Eliza Lynn met a number of women authors who were once applauded but later complacently forgotten . . . . as literary fossils.
She contended that Women who wrote were then few and far...
Linton, Eliza Lynn, and Beatrice Harraden. My Literary Life. Hodder and Stoughton, 1899.
|Friends, Associates||Adelaide O'Keeffe|
|Friends, Associates||Elizabeth Ham|
The independence struggles of the Spanish empire in South America began in what is now Bolivia (which secured its independence by a battle of 9 December 1824).
The first issues appeared of two Irish monthly periodicals: the successful Dublin University Magazine and the short-lived Dublin University Review, and Quarterly Magazine.