Lady Mary Coke

Standard Name: Coke, Lady Mary


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Birth Lady Louisa Stuart
At her christening, on 6 September 1757, Lady Mary Coke stood proxy for Lady Mary Wortley Montagu as godmother.
Stuart, Lady Louisa. Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart to Miss Louisa Clinton. Editor Home, Hon. James Archibald, D. Douglas.
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Family and Intimate relationships Anne Damer
The novelist Lady Charlotte Bury and diarist Lady Mary Coke (like AD an upper-class woman who proved to be singularly unfortunate in her arranged marriage) was Damer's cousins.
Leisure and Society Anne Damer
AD was often a subject for other artists. Sometime before 1775 Daniel Gardner painted an unusual fancy picture of her, with her friends Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire (a particularly frequent sitter on account of her...
Publishing Sarah Fielding
The work was dedicated to Lady Pomfret . Its 440 subscribers included many prominent people, reflecting the bluestockings' range of influence as well as SF 's local and family connections: Ralph Allen , Lord Chesterfield
Publishing Lady Louisa Stuart
LLS 's Some Account of John, Duke of Argyll , and his Family was posthumously printed for private circulation at London by Clowes in 1863, and in the memoirs of Lady Mary Coke (Argyll's youngest...
Publishing Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
One catalogue lists this work as published in 1805. Years later SSW wrote that she had once entertained literary ambitions. It was the patronage of Lady Charlotte Finch that enabled her, when already a seasoned...
Reception Dorothea Celesia
A prologue by William Whitehead mentioned DC 's right to inherit her father's theatrical talent, in spite of her sex: No Salick law here bars the female's claim. It concluded with the statement that critics...
Textual Features Lady Louisa Stuart
In many ways LLS thought like a feminist. Lady Mary Coke 's disastrous marriage made her comment not only on the personalities involved, but also on English law in relation to marriage. She was attentive...
Textual Production Charlotte Dempster
CD 's journalism, dating from the years 1861 to 1898, often takes members of the royalty or the nobility as its subject, as does Three Noble Englishwomen, 1894, whose subjects are Lady Burghersh (later Lady Westmorland)
Textual Production Charlotte Smith
It was small but handsome. Thomas Stothard did two of the illustrations. His design for sonnet 12 (Written on the Sea Shore.—October 1784—the month in which she crossed the Channel with her children...


24 December 1764: Horace Walpole published The Castle of Otranto,...

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24 December 1764

Horace Walpole published The Castle of Otranto, dedicated to Lady Mary Coke .


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