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...
Lady Anne Barnard
After her sister Margaret's marriage to Sir James Bland Burges
(which preceded Margaret's death by only two years), LAB
lived in Berkeley Square.
Alexander William Crawford Lindsay, twenty-fifth Earl of Crawford,. Lives of the Lindsays. John Murray.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
under Sir James Bland Burges
It seems that at least JW
's brother Joseph (whose published critique of Pope's poetry helped reshape literary opinion) was open to influence from her critical judgement; this raises at least the possibility that some...