Beilby Porteus

Standard Name: Porteus, Beilby


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Friends, Associates Hannah More
Her later friendships often blended the personal with the political, like those with Beilby Porteus (Bishop of London from 1787, where she met him) and the abolitionists William Wilberforce (met at Bath the same year)...
Literary responses Hannah More
HM was much praised for this pamphlet as soon as her authorship was known. Porteus wrote to her as if to Mrs Chip, the author's wife, with the conceit that the pamphlet would make Chip...
Reception Henrietta Maria Bowdler
The sermons met with immediate and continuing success, reaching nearly fifty editions. (OCLC WorldCat lists no known copy of the first.) HMB found herself in correspondence with half the leaders of high-minded thought in...
Textual Production Hannah More
They were not the only friends to make such a request. On 8 January 1793 (by which time she had already acted) More wrote to tell Mrs Garrick of her earnest invitation from Beilby Porteus
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Martha Hale
She writes on public themes with equal panache, attacking colonial appropriations and in another poem calling Warren Hastings an oppressed hero. She addresses public men and women, and here too is attentive to women's issues...


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