John Hurford Stone

Standard Name: Stone, John Hurford

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Cultural formation Helen Maria Williams
HMW and John Hurford Stone became naturalized French citizens.
Woodward, Lionel D. Hélène-Maria Williams et ses amis. Slatkine Reprints, 1977.
183
death Helen Maria Williams
She was buried in the Père Lachaise Cemetery beside Stone and her mother. He had died in May 1818, and was buried near her mother's grave..
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
216
Williams, Helen Maria. “Introduction and Chronology”. Letters Written in France, in the Summer 1790, edited by Neil Fraistat and Susan Sniader Lanser, Broadview, 2001, pp. 9 - 52.
28
Woodward, Lionel D. Hélène-Maria Williams et ses amis. Slatkine Reprints, 1977.
183, 196
Family and Intimate relationships Helen Maria Williams
John Hurford Stone , partner of HMW , died after a winter confined to his room by ill health in which Williams and her half-sister Persis tended him devotedly. His death left her bereft.
Kennedy, Deborah. Helen Maria Williams and the Age of Revolution. Bucknell University Press, 2002.
193-4
Family and Intimate relationships Helen Maria Williams
HMW . it seems, had a life partner: English businessman and fellow radical John Hurford Stone , whom she met when she first visited Paris. He was married, but his wife had taken lovers...
Friends, Associates Helen Maria Williams
In Paris HMW frequented Mme Roland 's salon, and she and Stone became close friends of Roland and her husband . Those who visited HMW early in her time in Paris included Mary Wollstonecraft (who...
Friends, Associates Mary Wollstonecraft
In Paris MW met several of her radical friends from London, like Tom Paine , as well as Helen Maria Williams and her lover John Hurford Stone . She also met French revolutionaries like Manon Roland
politics Helen Maria Williams
HMW 's associate John Hurford Stone celebrated the new Republic at a British Club dinner party in Paris: Lord Edward Fitzgerald toasted radical writers (including Williams, Anna Letitia Barbauld , and Charlotte Smith ).
McCarthy, William. Anna Letitia Barbauld, Voice of the Enlightenment. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
284
Keen, Paul. “Review”. Eighteenth Century Fiction, No. 2, pp. 229 - 35.
234
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
47
Publishing Helen Maria Williams
The Poems were in two volumes, with HMW 's name in full, published by Rivington and Marshall , with an engraved frontispiece drawn by Maria Cosway . Subscribers included the Prince of Wales (whose name...
Residence Helen Maria Williams
Following the deaths of her mother in 1812 and of Stone in 1818, HMW moved from Paris to Amsterdam to live with one of her nephews.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Helen Maria Williams
The title continued: Concerning the most Important Events that have lately Occurred in that Country, and Particularly Respecting the Campaign of 1792.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
49
She related these two volumes to her earlier ones by numbering them...
Travel Helen Maria Williams
After all foreigners were ordered by Robespierre to leave Paris, HMW , her family, and John Hurford Stone fled to Switzerland, where they remained for six months.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
56
Woodward, Lionel D. Hélène-Maria Williams et ses amis. Slatkine Reprints, 1977.
119

Timeline

13 July 1793
Charlotte Corday , a Royalist from Normandy, assassinated Marat as he lay in his bath.