Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
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|Anthologization||Lady Rachel Russell|
|Cultural formation||Agnes Beaumont||
Hers was the first name that Bunyan entered as joining this Puritan congregation, not long after his release from prison under the terms of Charles II 's Declaration of Indulgence (promulgated on 15 March 1672)...
|Cultural formation||Lady Lucy Herbert||
Her family's titles, wealth, elite status, and remarkable record of high ability were somewhat offset by the RomanCatholic faith which excluded them from some of the civil rights and privileges possessed by other English or...
According to its title-page, it was published in 1689.
It was dedicated to Hortense Mancini, duchesse de Mazarin , now settled in England (who had been, like Behn's former dedicatee Nell Gwyn, a mistress...
O’Donnell, Mary Ann. Aphra Behn: An Annotated Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources. Garland, 1986.
Since it has prologue, epilogue, and cast-list, the play was evidently meant for performance; it was probably performed, though the sparse theatre records of this time bear no trace of it.
The manuscript is...
Polwhele, Elizabeth. “Introduction: A ’Lost’ Play and its Context”. The Frolicks, edited by Judith Milhous and Robert D. Hume, Cornell University Press, 1977, pp. 13 -49.
|Dedications||Anna Maria Mackenzie|
According to critic Mihoko Suzuki , The Case incorporates two portraits of its protagonist. The same plate was apparently used in two versions, one revised as to the hairstyle and ageing of the face. One...
He began writing poetry early, and also served as secretary to a diplomat and perhaps as a royalist spy during the English Civil War. He later felt that the royal family, that is Charles II
|Family and Intimate relationships||Grisell Murray|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Brilliana, Lady Harley||
Lady Harley tried but failed to get Edward elected to parliament at the age of eighteen. Later he held the seat for Hereford. He commanded a troop of horse in the parliamentary army, and was...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Catharine Trotter||
CT 's father, David Trotter, a naval officer in the service of Charles II , died of the plague at Scanderoon in Turkey in early 1684, when his daughter Catharine was probably nine.
Greer, Germaine, Susan Hastings, Jeslyn Medoff, and Melinda Sansone, editors. Kissing the Rod. Virago, 1988.
Kelley, Anne. Catharine Trotter: An Early Modern Writer in the Vanguard of Feminism. Ashgate, 2002.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Frances, Lady Norton||
Frances Freke married George Norton of Abbots Leigh in North Somerset (a house which was famous for having sheltered the disguised fugitive future Charles II in autumn 1651 after the battle of Worcester). The date...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Lucy Herbert|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Lucy Herbert||
Lucy's father, William Herbert , owned estates in Wales and the Welsh marches, although much of the family's large properties had been forfeited after they fought for the monarchy in the English Civil War...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Teresia Constantia Phillips||
Constantia had as godmother the dowager Duchess of Bolton , who was an illegitimate grand-daughter of Charles II through the once-notorious Duke of Monmouth. As a child Constantia was a member of the duchess's household...