William Rowan Hamilton

Standard Name: Hamilton, William Rowan

Connections

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Dedications Eliza Mary Hamilton
The collection is dedicated to her brother, William Rowan Hamilton .
Blain, Virginia. “Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Eliza Mary Hamilton, and the Genealogy of the Victorian Poetess”. Victorian Poetry, No. 1, pp. 31 -51.
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William Wordsworth thought highly of her writing. In a letter dated 10 January 1833, he wrote to her, arguing that women should...
Family and Intimate relationships Eliza Mary Hamilton
Her brother, William Rowan Hamilton , became a mathematician and astronomer, who held the honoured position of Astronomer Royal of Ireland. He was known for his cheerful disposition and his respect for his poet sister...
Friends, Associates Felicia Hemans
Lady Morgan , the young Robert Perceval Graves (tutor of her youngest son, and later a clergyman) and his wife, Sir William Rowan Hamilton , Archbishop Whately , and Blanco White were among FH 's...
Friends, Associates Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde
Jane Francesca Wilde developed a close friendship with Sir William Rowan Hamilton , whom she first met at a dinner party held in April 1855. The Wildes' social circle included notable figures from science, politics...
Friends, Associates Eliza Mary Hamilton
She was introduced to William Wordsworth through her brother , and Wordsworth visited the Hamilton siblings at Dunsink in August 1829.
Blain, Virginia. “Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Eliza Mary Hamilton, and the Genealogy of the Victorian Poetess”. Victorian Poetry, No. 1, pp. 31 -51.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
She also knew Maria Edgeworth , Felicia Hemans , and publisher William Jerdan. .
Blain, Virginia. “Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Eliza Mary Hamilton, and the Genealogy of the Victorian Poetess”. Victorian Poetry, No. 1, pp. 31 -51.
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Material Conditions of Writing Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde
Sometime after that April, she sent astronomer and mathematician William Rowan Hamilton her sixteen-stanza poem Shadows from Life. Since the birth of her sons, she had found writing poetry difficult.
Melville, Joy. Mother of Oscar. John Murray, 1999.
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Occupation Eliza Mary Hamilton
Although EMH at one point considered becoming a missionary, she decided against it. For some time she assisted her brother in the observatory, using the telescope and charting the moon's movements. William Rowan Hamilton encouraged...
Residence Eliza Mary Hamilton
EMH and her sisters Grace and Sydney took up a quiet life in their brother 's home, the eighteenth-century Dunsink Observatory, near Dublin.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Blain, Virginia. “Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Eliza Mary Hamilton, and the Genealogy of the Victorian Poetess”. Victorian Poetry, No. 1, pp. 31 -51.
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Textual Production Eliza Mary Hamilton
EMH 's remaining papers and unpublished poems are housed along with her brother 's papers at the library of Trinity College, Dublin .
Blain, Virginia. “Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Eliza Mary Hamilton, and the Genealogy of the Victorian Poetess”. Victorian Poetry, No. 1, pp. 31 -51.
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