A second edition followed on 19 March 1761. It featured the first appearance of Lennox's name on a title-page, and a dedication (supplied by Johnson
; the first edition had none) to the Duchess of Newcastle
A few years later (while Alexander Lennox journeyed to Scotland pursuing his claim to nobility) CL
was employed as resident housekeeper at Somerset House, where the Duchess of Newcastle
had instituted lodgings for the needy.
Carlile, Susan. Charlotte Lennox. An Independent Mind. University of Toronto Press, 2018.
Wealth and Poverty
, not her husband, seems to have been always the family bread-winner, and she was always struggling with poverty. The Duchess of Newcastle
(a grand-daughter of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough
) helped her with...