Lady Margaret Burges

Standard Name: Burges, Lady Margaret
Used Form: Lady Margaret Barnard
Used Form: Lady Margaret Fordyce


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Cultural formation Alison Cockburn
She belonged to the established Church of Scotland (that is, Presbyterian). She was not, however, an orthodox Calvinist; she had enough belief to combat the atheism of her friend David Hume , but not such...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Anne Barnard
Lady Anne's sister Margaret (later Burges) made a reluctant marriage to Alexander Fordyce (brother to the preacher and author Dr James Fordyce ) when she was eighteen. He had been born in Aberdeen but found...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Isabella Spence
These uncles gave her at least two remarkable aunts by marriage: James's wife was Henrietta (born Cummyng or Cumming) , whose life was written by Isabella Kelly , and Alexander's wife was Margaret (later Bland Burges
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Isabella Kelly
IK tells with decorous energy the story of a remarkable woman. Henrietta Fordyce (née Cummyng), whom IK had known well in her youth, was brought up with Lady Anne Barnard .
IK gives a rather...


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