Mary Stockdale

Standard Name: Stockdale, Mary
Birth Name: Mary Ridgway Stockdale
Pseudonym: Miss S.
Indexed Name: Miss Stockdale
In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century MS (daughter and sister of publishers, and a publisher herself) issued two collections of poetry (one including a short autobiography), besides individual poems, and several books for children, one of them translated.


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Education Harriette Wilson
Later, at school in London, she says she again learned nothing.
Wilson, Harriette. Clara Gazul. J. J. Stockdale.
At this school or another she was a fellow-pupil of the future writer Mary Stockdale , whose brother (by then a shrewd commercial...
Textual Production Felicia Hemans
These were collected in her next volume, Translations. Hemans joined a number of other women who had lamented the death of the princess in childbirth on 6 November 1817: Margaret Croker , Susanna Watts
Textual Production Charlotte Nooth
His De la littérature des Nègres in its original form reflects internationalism, anglophilia, and perhaps even proto-feminism. The title-page quotes Mary Robinson . The roll of honour of white activists for abolition and racial equality...
Textual Production Percy Bysshe Shelley
His second work of fiction, St Irvyne; or, The Rosicrucian: A Romance (published by John Joseph Stockdale , brother of the poet and miscellaneous writer Mary Stockdale ), presumably appeared in print before 25 March...


6 November 1817: Princess Charlotte died at 2.30 a.m. after...

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6 November 1817

Princess Charlotte died at 2.30 a.m. after delivering a stillborn son. Poor clinical judgement was to blame; intense national mourning and controversy followed.


Stockdale, Mary. A Shroud for Sir S. Romilly. Mary Stockdale, 1818.
Stockdale, Mary. A Wreath for the Urn. Mary Stockdale, 1818.
Stockdale, Mary. Miscellaneous poems, by Mary R. Stockdale: published at various times and collected in 1826. 1826.
Stockdale, Mary. The Christian Poet’s Lament Over the Christian Statesman. John Stockdale, 1812.
Stockdale, Mary. The Effusions of the Heart. John Stockdale, 1798.
Berquin, Arnaud. The Family Book. Translator Stockdale, Mary, John Stockdale, 1798.
Stockdale, Mary. The Mirror of the Mind. John Stockdale, 1810.
Stockdale, Mary. The Mother and Child; a Poem. Mary Stockdale, 1818.
Stockdale, Mary. The Wedding Ring. Printed by S. Gosnell, 1821.
Stockdale, Mary. The Widow and her Orphan Family. John Stockdale, 1812.