Jane, Lady Franklin

Standard Name: Franklin, Jane,,, Lady
Used Form: Jane Griffin


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death Eleanor Anne Porden
This expedition was not his fateful one: he returned to England in 1827, and on 5 November 1828 married his second wife, Jane Griffin .
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder.
His last, lost expedition has informed or inspired many artistic...
Friends, Associates Eliza Lynn Linton
She had, however, a delight in meeting and observing people with cultural capital. Other acquaintances included James Anthony Froude , writer; Jane, Lady Franklin (widow of the Arctic explorer, and a traveller in her own...
politics Emily Faithfull
The central concern of this society was educational and industrial reform; papers presented and discussed at the VDS meetings dealt not only with every aspect of women's work but also with sundry political, social and...
Textual Features Sheenagh Pugh
SP devotes a sequence of poems to European explorers who gave their names to geographical features in the Arctic. She is interested here in the romance of exploring, in character revealed by extreme conditions:...
Textual Features Sheenagh Pugh
Of the two sequences, Fanfic presents a fictional character—lean, cool, charismatic, deadly star of a series—whom a woman imagines with such intensity as almost to make him real. She fantasizes that if she believes in...


19 May 1845-1848: John Franklin made his final, unsuccessful...

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19 May 1845-1848

John Franklin made his final, unsuccessful attempt to discover the North-West Passage.


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