Martha, Lady Giffard

Standard Name: Giffard, Martha,,, Lady


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Friends, Associates Dorothy Osborne
DO 's sister-in-law Martha, Lady Giffard , a historical writer and an early widow, lived permanently with the family. Sir William Temple employed the young Jonathan Swift from 1689. DO was a friend and correspondent...
Literary responses Dorothy Osborne
DO 's sister-in-law Lady Giffard wrote that she often wished for Dorothy's love-letters to be published: I never saw any thing more extraordinary.
Temple, Sir William, and Martha, Lady Giffard. The Early Essays and Romances of Sir William Temple Bt. Smith, G. C. MooreEditor , Clarendon Press, 1930.
When some of them first appeared, they were enthusiastically reviewed by...


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