Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Halsband, RobertEditor , Clarendon Press, 1967.
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|Birth||Lady Louisa Stuart||
At her christening, on 6 September 1757, Lady Mary Coke stood proxy for Lady Mary Wortley Montagu as godmother.
Stuart, Lady Louisa. Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart to Miss Louisa Clinton. Home, Hon. James ArchibaldEditor , D. Douglas, 1903.
His hitherto discreet partner the young Duchess of Marlboroughmade herself conspicuous by her public mourning.
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu wrote a poem to the memory of Congreve, who, she says, In pain could...
Harris, Frances. A Passion for Government: The life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough. Clarendon, 1991.
|Dedications||Emily Frederick Clark|
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|Education||George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron||
Byron's voracious reading in childhood was probably fostered by an unhappy emotional life from which imaginative escape was welcome. His favourite books were then the Arabian Nights and travel books about the East, especially that...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford||
Lord Hertford (whose titles after his mother's death included Baron de Percy) was then a well-known rake whose lifestyle included daily drinking bouts with cronies until late at night. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu depicted...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Sarah Scott|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth Burnet|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Ann Thicknesse||
Philip Thicknesse was a somewhat shady character, one of the greatest self-publicists of the eighteenth century.
After travelling the world in various capacities he had eloped with an heiress in 1742...
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Philip Thicknesse