Margaret George

Standard Name: George, Margaret

Connections

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Birth Elizabeth Freke
EF was born at Westminster, eldest of five surviving daughters and reputedly her father's favourite.
Historian Margaret George numbers the surviving daughters as four, but five outlived the mother, according to her memorial stone.
Freke, Elizabeth. “Introduction”. The Remembrances of Elizabeth Freke, 1671-1714, edited by Raymond A. Anselment, Cambridge University Press for the Royal Historical Society, pp. 1-36.
5
Freke, Elizabeth. “Introduction”. The Remembrances of Elizabeth Freke, 1671-1714, edited by Raymond A. Anselment, Cambridge University Press for the Royal Historical Society, pp. 1-36.
4, 5
George, Margaret. Women in the First Capitalist Society. University of Illinois Press.
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Family and Intimate relationships Brilliana, Lady Harley
She worried over whether she was too fond a mother to her eldest son, Ned, later Sir Edward. He turned out an estimable character, and in later years was happy to remember the fondness of...
Family and Intimate relationships Brilliana, Lady Harley
BLH 's brother, later Edward, second Viscount Conway (who died in 1684), became the father-in-law and friend of the philosopher Anne Conway .
George, Margaret. Women in the First Capitalist Society. University of Illinois Press.
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Scholar Margaret George says Marjorie Hope Nicolson , editor of The...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Freke
Scholar Margaret George writes of EF , she had no visible friends.
George, Margaret. Women in the First Capitalist Society. University of Illinois Press.
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Occupation Elizabeth Freke
At Bilney EF set out to control her own financial affairs by turning the estate to profit. She decided to turn her attention To Farmeing and to seek my fortune for my Bread.
George, Margaret. Women in the First Capitalist Society. University of Illinois Press.
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Quotations...
Textual Features Brilliana, Lady Harley
Margaret George calls the style of these letters a mixture of formality and affection.
George, Margaret. Women in the First Capitalist Society. University of Illinois Press.
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BLH wrote about parliamentary business and her husband's new troop of militia as well as about the health and development...

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George, Margaret. Women in the First Capitalist Society. University of Illinois Press, 1988.