Percy Lubbock

Standard Name: Lubbock, Percy


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Cultural formation Mary Cholmondeley
Daughter of a Church of England clergyman, MC was educated at home until she was sixteen. She lived her whole life in England—her close friend Percy Lubbock described her as quintessentially English. She spent...
Dedications Mary Cholmondeley
MC 's final work to appear in print, a collection of short stories entitled The Romance of His Life, and Other Romances, was published by John Murray . She dedicated the work to her friend Percy Lubbock .
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Cholmondeley
Benson's mother, Caroline Essex Benson , was one of Mary's younger sisters. Another sister, Hester , who was frail in health, also wrote: as well as poetry she produced journals which extended to 222,000 words...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Cholmondeley
Although MC never married, her journals indicate that she received a marriage proposal from someone she described as a clever man. She believed that this offer altered her standing: it has rather raised me in...
Friends, Associates Mary Cholmondeley
According to Percy Lubbock , MC and her sisters entertained often and were charming and successful hostesses. Mary was nevertheless said to be a shy and modest woman who, while she found writing tedious, enjoyed...
Leisure and Society Dorothy Bussy
Dorothy's parents numbered among their friends and acquaintances many prominent artists, scientists, and politicians. These included Browning , Ruskin , Tennyson , Jane and Thomas Carlyle , Francis Galton , Percy Lubbock , and John Tyndall


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Lubbock, Percy. Mary Cholmondeley: A Sketch from Memory. Jonathan Cape, 1928.