Edward Irving

Standard Name: Irving, Edward


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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Welsh Carlyle
In later years Irving and Jane Welsh became strongly attracted to one another; however, Irving was engaged and the romance was not pursued. Instead, Irving introduced her to his best friend: Thomas Carlyle .
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 55. Gale Research.
55: 42
Surtees, Virginia. Jane Welsh Carlyle. Michael Russell.
Family and Intimate relationships Thomas Carlyle
In 1826 he married Jane Welsh . They were introduced in 1821 by Edward Irving , who was both her tutor and his friend. Despite her mother's disapproval, they began a courtship. Their marriage produced no children.
Friends, Associates Jane Welsh Carlyle
Oliphant went to visit the Carlyles with a view to gathering information on Edward Irving , whose biography she was writing. Although she did not meet JWC on her first visit, a few days later...
Friends, Associates Margaret Oliphant
The Carlyles had been close friends of Edward Irving , whose biography MO was preparing to write. Her hope of obtaining their help with this venture led to a significant friendship. She wrote later that...
Instructor Jane Welsh Carlyle
Jane Welsh (later JWC ) was tutored by Edward Irving , then the master of the local Mathematical School .
Surtees, Virginia. Jane Welsh Carlyle. Michael Russell.
Hanson, Lawrence, and Elisabeth Hanson. Necessary Evil: The Life of Jane Welsh Carlyle. Octagon Books.
Textual Production Margaret Oliphant
MO published The Life of Edward Irving, founder of the sect calling itself the Catholic Apostolic Church or Irvingites.
“Palmer’s Index to the Times”. Historical Newspapers Online.
Nadel, Ira Bruce, and William E. Fredeman, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 18. Gale Research.
18: 238


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