John Gregory

Standard Name: Gregory, John
Used Form: Dr Gregory


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Anthologization Sarah, Lady Pennington
An Unfortunate Mother's Advice to her Absent Daughters quickly became a staple of composite volumes directed toward young women's conduct. At Edinburgh a volume of this kind, Instructions for a Young Lady, in every sphere...
Anthologization Sarah, Lady Pennington
An Additional Letter, on the Management and Education of Infant Children by SLP was added to a number of reprints of her work. Its first appearance seems to have been in a composite volume in...
Anthologization Catherine Talbot
Her recent visit to the Duchess of Somerset (formerly Lady Hertford, whose little grandson and great-nephew were the good and naughty boys of the story) had exposed her to the influence of Elizabeth Singer Rowe
Friends, Associates Anne Grant
Among AG 's acquaintances in her later years were Felicia Hemans and Thomas Campbell .
Paston, George, and George Paston. “Mrs. Grant of Laggan”. Little Memoirs of the Eighteenth Century, E. P. Dutton, pp. 237-96.
Among those who praised her acute mind and generous nature were Edward Topham , John Gibson Lockhart .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Montagu
EM was a family friend of Dr John Gregory (author of A Father's Legacy to His Daughters and his daughter Dorothea. In the 1760s they visited Scotland together, and John Gregory introduced EM to two...
Literary responses Sarah, Lady Pennington
This book was barely reviewed on its first appearance, but for a five-page notice in the short-lived Grand Magazine of Universal Intelligence and Monthly Chronicle of Our Own Times (1758-1760) in December 1760. The work's...
Publishing Mary Wollstonecraft
It was dedicated to the French statesman Talleyrand , a supporter of the Revolution and the reputed lover of Germaine de Staël . She produced a second, revised edition by the end of the year...
Publishing Hester Mulso Chapone
This work was reprinted with Dr Gregory 's A father's legacy to his daughters, Edinburgh, 1868, and in Tilt's Miniature Classical Library, 1835.
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Early this same year the Gentleman's Magazine printed with her...
Textual Features Henrietta Rouviere Mosse
A conservative, even reactionary opening address deplores the influence of fashion and luxury: not only ladies but servants and even men, those mighty Goliahs of the earth,
Mosse, Henrietta Rouviere. Gratitude, and Other Tales. A. K. Newman.
1: xi
dress too finely and proudly. Mosse...
Textual Production Elizabeth Montagu
EM 's correspondents over the course of her life included Dr John Gregory , Eliza Berkeley , Mary Delany , Ann Donellan , and Hester Thrale , besides the Duchess of Portland, Sarah Scott, and...
Travel Elizabeth Montagu
EM toured Scotland with Dorothea and Dr John Gregory ; she visited Edinburgh, Dalkeith, and Glasgow.
Blunt, Reginald, and Elizabeth Montagu. Mrs Montagu, "Queen of the Blues", Her Letters and Friendships from 1762 to 1800. Constable.
1: 143-7


By April 1774: A Father's Legacy to His Daughters, by Dr...

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By April 1774

A Father's Legacy to His Daughters, by Dr John Gregory , was posthumously published.

28 November 1776: The otherwise unidentified Mrs H. Cartwright...

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28 November 1776

The otherwise unidentified Mrs H. Cartwright wrote the dedication to Elizabeth Montagu of her first work, Letters on Female Education Addressed to a Married Lady, which appeared early the next year.


Gregory, John, and Sarah, Lady Pennington. “Introduction”. A Father’s Legacy to his Daughters [with] A Mother’s Advice to her Absent Daughters, J. B. Dow, 1834, pp. 65-6.
Gregory, John, and Sarah, Lady Pennington. “Introduction”. A Father’s Legacy to his Daughters [with] A Mother’s Advice to her Absent Daughters, S. Andrus and Son, 1853, pp. 65-6.