Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Guest, Charlotte
Birth Name: Charlotte Elizabeth Bertie
Used Form: Lady Charlotte Bertie
Used Form: Lady Charlotte Guest
Married Name: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
is remembered as an amateur scholar: her editions (with translation and annotation) of Middle Welsh tales which she called the Mabinogion remained a standard text for almost a century. She was also a lifelong diarist whose surviving journals, when typed at the beginning of the twenty-first century, filled more than 10,000 pages.
Jepson, Jill. Women’s Concerns. Peter Lang, 2009.
She was also, together with her first husband and after his death, a Victorian industrialist who published on the iron industry.
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Fraser, Maxwell. “Jane Williams (Ysgafell) 1806-1885”. Brycheiniog, Vol.
, pp. 95-114.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
under Augusta Hall
At about five o'clock in the morning, Lord Conyngham
arrived at Kensington Palace, demanding to see the Queen; in a private interview, he informed the young and sleepy princess that she had acceded to...
Sarah Stickney Ellis
Lady Charlotte Guest
, who was first married ten years before this book appeared, received a copy of it as a gift from her husband
and read it at his behest.
Obey, Erica. The <span data-tei-ns-tag="">Wunderkammer</span> of Lady Charlotte Guest. Lehigh University Press, 2007.
It was after...
published Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Ancient Welsh Bards.
1838 - 1849
Lady Charlotte Guest (later Schreiber)
published her edition and translation into English of the most famous Welsh epic: The Mabinogion: from the Llyfr Coch o Hergest, and other ancient Welsh manuscripts.
Chartist uprisings took place in London, Glasgow, and Manchester.
17 June 1850
The South Wales Railway
opened between Chepstow and Swansea. Lady Charlotte Guest
, one of the travellers on it, reported wonderful speed by the first train on her journey, which covered the distance between...
Guest, Charlotte. Extracts from her Journal, 1833–1852. Editor Bessborough, Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, John Murray, 1950.
Guest, Charlotte. Extracts from her Journal, 1853-1891. Editor Bessborough, Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, John Murray, 1952.
Williams, Robert, and Charlotte Guest. “Introduction”. The Mabinogion, Everyman’s Library, J. M. Dent; E. P. Dutton & Co, 1906, pp. 1-4.
Lee, Alan, and Charlotte Guest. “Introduction”. The Mabinogion, HarperCollins, 2000, p. vi - ix.
Guest, Charlotte, editor. South Kensington Museum: Schreiber Collection of English Porcelain etc. South Kensington Museum, 1885.
Guest, Charlotte. The Mabinogion. J. M. Dent; E. P. Dutton, 1906.