Mary Monck

Standard Name: Monck, Mary


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Louisa Molesworth
As the nephew of the current Viscount Molesworth, he had social standing, with descent from some distinguished Irish politicians of the eighteenth century, and collateral descent from a woman writer (Mary Monck ). During...
Author summary Martha Moulsworth
It is hard to believe that MM —a seventeenth-century woman who left a single, thoughtful, accomplished poem—was not a writer in a larger sense. One or two other poems might plausibly be hers, and she...
Textual Features Dorothea Du Bois
After seven pages on grammar, she offers pattern letters: those in verse are in effect an anthology of epistolary poems by women, a patriotically generous selection of Irish writers (Mary Monck , Mary Barber
Textual Production Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
She seems to have circulated her writings among a group of young women including probably Mary Monck . She copied them in two surviving albums, from one of which pages were then cut out, apparently...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Judith Sargent Murray
She backs this pleasure in modernity with a remarkable grasp of former female history and of the women's literary tradition in English and its contexts. She mentions the Greek foremother Sappho , the patriotic heroism...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Priscilla Wakefield
Despite the title, the travel in this sequel or companion to The Juvenile Travellers confines itself to the British Isles, where one of the most pressing topics of local interest is association with writers...


13 June 1716: After the early death of Mary Monck, her...

Women writers item

13 June 1716

After the early death of Mary Monck , her grieving father, Robert, Viscount Molesworth , published Marinda: Poems and Translations upon Several Occasions, which contains writing by her and others.

June 1793: An enterprising printer and freemason, John...

Writing climate item

June 1793

An enterprising printer and freemason, John Wharlton Bunney , put out the first number of The Free-Mason's Magazine, or General and Complete Library.


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