Alfred Lyttelton

Standard Name: Lyttelton, Alfred

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Family and Intimate relationships Edith Lyttelton
EL 's husband, Alfred Lyttelton , died of an internal abscess shortly after playing cricket at Bethnal Green.
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
402-4
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Family and Intimate relationships Edith Lyttelton
Her father, Archibald Balfour , was born at Marylebone, London, in 1840. He played first-class cricket in 1862-63 with the Marylebone Cricket Club —the same club as EL 's husband, Alfred Lyttelton (though not...
Family and Intimate relationships Edith Lyttelton
Alfred Lyttelton delayed entering politics until his uncle the Prime Minister William Gladstone resigned, because he could not agree with him on the subject of Irish Home Rule. Before the general election of 25 June...
Family and Intimate relationships Edith Lyttelton
At a small English church at Bordighera in Italy, Edith Balfour married Alfred Lyttelton , a popular sportsman who soon became a prominent politician.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
196-7
Family and Intimate relationships Edith Lyttelton
EL and her husband suffered a terrible blow when their youngest son, Antony , died suddenly of croup at eighteen months old.
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
268
Family and Intimate relationships Edith Lyttelton
Alfred Lyttelton , EL 's husband, served as Colonial Secretary; during this time he consented to a controversial plan introducing Chinese labourers into South Africa.
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
286-7, 319-20
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Friends, Associates Mary Augusta Ward
Many people of consequence attended these gatherings, including Alfred Lyttelton , Sydney Buxton , the Hon. William Peel , George Duckworth , Lord Brownlow , Henry Wheatley , Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace and the Duke and Duchess of Bedford .
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press, 1990.
188
Author summary Edith Lyttelton
Edith Lyttelton's prominent position in society helped to draw attention to her first and best-known play, Warp and Woof, 1904, which took up the issue of sweated labour. Her dramatic oeuvre includes several morality...
Textual Features Edith Lyttelton
EL 's concern with the problem of sweated labour was probably influenced by her husband, Alfred Lyttelton , who took a special interest in the Factory and Workshop Act in 1901.
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
221
Her play in...
Textual Production Edith Lyttelton
EL published Alfred Lyttelton : An Account of His Life, a biography of her husband which foregrounds his political career.
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
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Theme or Topic Treated in Text Edith Lyttelton
EL provides lucid accounts of her husband's early life; his political break with his uncle, Prime Minister William Gladstone , over the issue of Irish Home Rule; their visit to South Africa immediately following the...
Travel Edith Lyttelton
EL and her husband Alfred set sail for Cape Town, South Africa, where he had accepted an offer to chair a commission investigating claims and concessions in the wake of the Boer War.
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
237, 255
Travel Edith Lyttelton
In her youth EL greatly enjoyed travelling. After she married, she tried to hold back her enthusiasm when she found that her husband did not share it. Alfred Lyttelton 's political work nonetheless gave them...
Travel Edith Lyttelton
Unlike their earlier journeys, this one was taken for pleasure rather than business. Uncharacteristically, her husband Alfred thoroughly enjoyed the trip. He felt particularly gratified by killing a lion on a big game hunt.
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
396-8
Travel Edith Lyttelton
EL spent six weeks in Constantinople with her sister and her husband , who was on a political mission for the Foreign Office .
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
223

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