Montagu Pennington

Standard Name: Pennington, Montagu


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Friends, Associates Mary Masters
Among the households where she lived were those of Elizabeth Carter (who sometimes read her work and discussed it with her) and of Edward Cave (the proprietor of the Gentleman's Magazine). It was Carter...
Health Elizabeth Carter
EC suffered for most of her life from severe headaches. Her nephew-biographer Montagu Pennington associated these with her early studies; but more likely they began during her first extended visit to London. She saw exercise...
Publishing Sarah Pearson
Subscribers included members of the Fitzwilliam family (that of Pearson's patron ),
Ashfield, Andrew. Emails to Isobel Grundy about Sarah/Susanna Pearson, Harriet Downing.
plus several from the wider literary world: Elizabeth Carter , her nephew Montagu Pennington , and the obscure novelist Mrs Carver , who...
Publishing Catherine Talbot
The seventh edition, 1809, included additions and a memoir by Carter's nephew Montagu Pennington , who had edited and published the two women's Letters.
Textual Features Melesina Trench
About the first twenty pages are occupied by MT 's early reminiscences, probably written not long after her first husband's death: she frankly recorded her emotional disturbance over that event.
Trench, Melesina. The Remains of the Late Mrs. Richard Trench. Trench, Richard ChenevixEditor , Parker and Bourn, 1862.
Later pages mix letters...
Textual Production Catherine Talbot
CT was, like most of her contemporaries, an assiduous and entertaining correspondent. Letters that she wrote to Jemima Campbell (later Lady Grey) and Lady Mary Grey (later Gregory) were copied and circulated by Thomas Birch
Textual Production Elizabeth Carter
EC 's nephew Montagu Pennington included with his Memoirs of her the fullest selection yet of her poems, and some essays.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
12 (1807): 138
Textual Production Elizabeth Carter
Her nephew Montagu Pennington collected and edited three volumes of of EC 's letters to Catherine Talbot and Elizabeth Vesey .
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Elizabeth Carter
EC 's nephew Montagu Pennington followed his first collection of her letters with another, of her correspondence with her almost lifelong friend Elizabeth Montagu (whose name he bore, as her godson).
Quarterly Review. J. Murray.
17 (1817): 293
Travel Elizabeth Montagu
EM travelled to Paris with a group which included her nephew Matthew Montagu , Dorothea Gregory , and Elizabeth Carter 's nephew Montagu Pennington .
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
Rizzo, Betty. Companions Without Vows: Relationships Among Eighteenth-Century British Women. University of Georgia Press, 1994.
Blunt, Reginald, and Elizabeth Montagu. Mrs Montagu, "Queen of the Blues", Her Letters and Friendships from 1762 to 1800. Constable, 1923.
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