Richard Monckton Milnes

Standard Name: Milnes, Richard Monckton
Used Form: Richard Monckton Milnes,,, first Baron Houghton
Used Form: Lord Houghton


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Family and Intimate relationships Coventry Patmore
His father, Peter George Patmore , was a writer and journalist. He edited The New Monthly Magazine from 1841 to 1853, and counted among his friends William Hazlitt , Charles Lamb , Richard Monckton Milnes
Family and Intimate relationships Thomas Hardy
A more lasting attraction was to Florence Henniker (daughter of writer Richard Monckton Milnes ). She, however, was a married woman who had no thought of being unfaithful to her husband.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Florence Nightingale
After a seven-year courtship, FN received a proposal of marriage from poet and politician Richard Monckton Milnes .
Brothers, Barbara, and Julia Gergits, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 166. Gale Research.
166: 270
Nightingale, Florence. Ever Yours, Florence Nightingale. Editors Vicinus, Martha and Bea Nergaard, Harvard University Press.
Webb, Val. Florence Nightingale: The Making of a Radical Theologian. Chalice.
xix, 43
Friends, Associates Georgiana Chatterton
In Italy GC met one of her closest friends, Helen Selina Blackwood , Caroline Norton 's elder sister.
Dering, Edward Heneage, and Georgiana Chatterton. Memoirs of Georgiana, Lady Chatterton. Hurst and Blackett.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Back in England, she met and liked Walter Savage Landor .
Dering, Edward Heneage, and Georgiana Chatterton. Memoirs of Georgiana, Lady Chatterton. Hurst and Blackett.
She moved and entertained...
Friends, Associates Ouida
Aside from her mother, Ouida kept mainly male company. Her circle included (in addition to her publishers William Harrison Ainsworth and William Tinsley ) A. C. Swinburne , Richard Monckton Milnes (famed for his large...
Friends, Associates Lucie Duff Gordon
Her friends and acquaintances included (besides Caroline Norton , a particularly close friend) politicians Lord Lansdowne and Lord Monteagle ; writers William Thackeray , Charles Dickens , Emily Eden , Elliot Warburton , Alfred Tennyson
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Rigby
ER appeared in public as Mrs Eastlake for the first time at the house of Lady Davy , where she was introduced to Augusta Ada Byron (Byron's daughter) and to Thackeray . At London parties...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Rigby
In 1854 she met Charles Kingsley at a dinner given by Richard Monckton Milnes . Henry Layard, the traveller and archaeologist, also became a friend. Harriet Grote was another new and close friend, and...
Friends, Associates Anne Thackeray Ritchie
Anne Thackeray (later ATR ) spent Easter at Richard Monckton Milnes 's home, where she met Swinburne .
Gérin, Winifred. Anne Thackeray Ritchie: A Biography. Oxford University Press.
Friends, Associates Algernon Charles Swinburne
In May 1861, he met Richard Monckton Milnes , who introduced him to the works of the marquis de Sade . Soon after this he met another important influence on his life, the explorer and...
Friends, Associates Geraldine Jewsbury
GJ entered the social scene of the capital with several connections already made. Her London friends included members of the Kingsley and Rossetti families, feminist reformer Frances Power Cobbe , author John Ruskin , Samuel Carter
Friends, Associates Anthony Trollope
Trollope was a friend of William Thackeray , G. H. Lewes , Richard Monckton Milnes , George Eliot , William Russell , and John Everett Millais .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Of Eliot he wrote: this gifted woman was...
Friends, Associates Geraldine Jewsbury
GJ 's later social circle included many writers: Sydney, Lady Morgan , who became a close friend and for whom GJ acted as amanuensis; author Lady Llanover ; author and publisher Douglas Jerrold ; and...
Friends, Associates Harriet Martineau
HM 's social circle vastly expanded at this time until she knew virtually all the prominent people, particularly the political men, of her day. As she recorded in her Autobiography, however, she refused to...
Friends, Associates Harriet Martineau
In 1838, HM met the British diplomat David Urquhart , who was known for his championship of Turkey against Russia. Although she recorded her dislike for his social egotism and misogynistic opinions, his hatred and...


April 1862: The Senate of the University of London voted...

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April 1862

The Senate of the University of London voted against allowing women into their medical degree programme.


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