Perry, Ruth, Susan Carlile, and Charlotte Lennox. “Introduction”. Henrietta, edited by Ruth Perry, Susan Carlile, Ruth Perry, and Susan Carlile, University Press of Kentucky, 2008.
The legend that she had no female friends is further debunked by newly-discovered letters. She formed a close group with Lydia, Lady Clerke
, Sylvia (Braithwaite) Thornton
, and her fellow-writer Susannah Dobson