John Grey

Standard Name: Grey, John,, 1785 - 1868


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Family and Intimate relationships Josephine Butler
JB 's father, John Grey , was a well-respected landowner and agricultural reformer; he strongly supported several significant political movements including the abolition of slavery, the Reform Bill, and the repeal of the Corn Laws...
Family and Intimate relationships Josephine Butler
In 22 January 1868 JB 's father, John Grey , died.
Butler, Josephine, and James Stuart. Josephine E. Butler: An Autobiographical Memoir. Editors Johnson, George W. and Lucy A. Johnson, J. W. Arrowsmith.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
She experienced this second loss in much the same manner as the death of her daughter.
Textual Features Josephine Butler
The title reflects the way JB 's evangelical religious beliefs influenced her social work. In the same way, her continual reference to herself and her contemporaries as abolitionists indicates the early influence of her father
Textual Features Josephine Butler
The reasons she offers for celebrating his life are very like those she gave for writing about her father . She recalls how, when visiting some great picture gallery, and passing along amidst portraits innumerable...
Textual Production Josephine Butler
JB published a biography of her father, entitled Memoir of John Grey of Dilston.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
2178 (1869): 107
Kelly, Gary, and Edd Applegate, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 190. Gale Research.
190: 64


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