Lady Anne Clifford

Standard Name: Clifford, Lady Anne
Birth Name: Anne Clifford
Styled: Lady Anne Clifford
Married Name: Lady Anne Sackville
Titled: Lady Anne Sackville, Countess of Dorset
Indexed Name: Lady Anne Herbert
Titled: Lady Anne Herbert, Countess of Pembroke and Montgomery
Titled: Lady Anne Herbert, Baroness Clifford
LAC 's known writings (clustered in two periods: her youth in the early seventeenth century and her old age after the Restoration) consist of diaries, yearly summaries or chronicles, and an autobiography which relates family history, and part of her life.
Clifford, Lady Anne. “Introduction / Annotations / Bibliography”. The Diary of Anne Clifford, 1616-1619, edited by Katherine O. Acheson, Garland, 1995, pp. 1 - 37, 133.
Portrait of Lady Anne Clifford by William Larkin. She faces forward, sumptuously dressed in a green, heavily embroidered jacket over a white, lace-edged bodice, a small ruff of starched lace, and drop pearl earrings. Her thick hair is brushed back and adorned with a coronet.  National Portrait Gallery.
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Textual Production Diana Primrose
The full title of this tribute (to a reign which had ended a generation previously) was A Chaine of Pearle; or, a Memorial of the Peerles [sic] Graces and Heroick Vertues of Queen Elizabeth, of...
Textual Production Vita Sackville-West
VSW published her edition of The Diary of the Lady Anne Clifford .
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
Textual Production Cicely Bulstrode
With her court circle, which included Sir Thomas Overbury, Anne, Lady Southwell, and Lady Anne Clifford ) CB may have written some of the popular forms of character-sketches, satire, essays, and maxims.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Vita Sackville-West
The whole of the chapter dealing with Knole House in the reign of James I is taken up with a vivid account of Lady Anne Clifford , who appealed to VSW as a fellow-exile, though...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Elizabeth Isabella Spence
Spence's title-page bears a quotation from James Cririe , a little-known Scots poet whom Burns had praised (and whom she cites several times later in her text). Perhaps for the sake of her original audience...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Elizabeth Cooper
Her selection runs from Edward the Confessor to Samuel Daniel . (The title-page mentions Gower , Langland, and Chaucer.) For each poet she provides a short biography and a scholarly and critical preface. Her judgements...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Doreen Wallace
The book opens with a sonnet by Geoffrey Johnson whose opening lines consist almost entirely of Lake District placenames.
Wallace, Doreen. English Lakeland. Batsford, 1948.
DW says little or nothing of the various writers associated with the area, but praises...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Virginia Woolf
VW 's interest in the writing of women of earlier generations is often fused with interest in their historical predicament and their personal achievements. In the late essay Anon. she returned to Lady Anne Clifford


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