Henry Peter, Baron Brougham

Standard Name: Brougham, Henry Peter,,, Baron
Used Form: Lord Brougham


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Textual Features Mary Somerville
Mechanism of the Heavens is dedicated to Henry Brougham . The 730-page text consists of a preliminary dissertation (which was later published separately) and versions (with additional mathematical explanations and illustrations) of the first four...
Textual Production Georgiana Fullerton
She sent the manuscript of Ellen Middleton to Henry Greville and Lord Brougham for comments. The latter admired it, but objected to its High Church tendencies.
Parkes, Bessie Rayner. In a Walled Garden. Ward and Downey, 1896.
Textual Production Harriette Wilson
HW had been writing lively, idiosyncratic letters all her life (of which those to Byron , for instance, survive). Her Memoirs were a venture not only in publishing but also in blackmail. Having completed enough...
Textual Production Harriette Wilson
HW 's actual surviving letters to Byron were published (with some editorial revising and omission) in the Cornhill Magazine in April 1935.
Thirkell, Angela. The Fortunes of Harriette. Hamish Hamilton, 1936.
Those to Brougham (written 1824-32) followed in book form in 1975. Those...
Textual Production Mary Somerville
On behalf of the Society for Diffusing Useful Knowledge , Henry, Lord Brougham , wrote to MS 's husband to propose that she translate into English the advanced French astronomical mathematics of Laplace 's Méchanique Céleste.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. “Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780-1872)”. Women of Mathematics: A Biobiliographic Sourcebook, edited by Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell, Greenwood Press, 1987, pp. 208 - 16.
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Somerville, Mary. Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville. Somerville, MarthaEditor , Roberts Brothers, 1874.
Textual Production Harriet Martineau
The Illustrations were an immediate success and were widely read: the first number sold 5,000 copies. Lord Brougham lamented that the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledgeshould be driven out of the field...
Textual Production Harriet Martineau
When Lord Brougham became aware of Illustrations of Political Economy, about six months into the series, he solicited HM 's help in promoting pending revisions to the poor laws (which were passed in the...
Textual Production Mary Somerville
As was normal practice for scientific texts at the time, MS had canvassed a number of her learned friends for aid in preparing and proofreading her manuscript. Lord Brougham , Michael Faraday , James Forbes
Textual Production Caroline Frances Cornwallis
She wrote this article at the height of the parliamentary debates on the legal rights of married women. Despite being very ill, CFC was determined to participate in this discourse and give aid to a...
Textual Production Harriette Wilson
HW wrote the last of her letters to Brougham —or in any case the last that he preserved.
Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan’s Revenge. Faber, 2003.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Muriel Jaeger
MJ 's next chapter deals with the male counterparts of the previous chapter's examples (Frederic Lamb , but also Dugald Stewart and Henry Brougham ), setting the Society for the Suppression of Vice against...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Harriet Martineau
Among her subjects are Lady Byron (an occasion for HM to deplore Byron 's conduct and influence), Mary Berry , Mary Russell Mitford , Charlotte Brontë , Jane Marcet , Amelia Opie , Mary Somerville
Travel Georgiana Fullerton
Following GF 's father's retirement as Ambassador in Paris, the Fullertons travelled for some time in France (where they stayed at Lord Brougham 's villa in Cannes and visited Nice), Germany (where they stayed...
Wealth and Poverty Mary Howitt
By the end of the 1840s, having launched their own magazine, the Howitts were again in financial difficulties, compelled to ask friends and relatives for help to tide them over. Particularly embarrassing losses were incurred...


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