Philip Stanhope, third Earl of Chesterfield

Standard Name: Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope,,, third Earl of
Used Form: Lord Chesterfield


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Family and Intimate relationships Teresia Constantia Phillips
She then lived from summer 1732 to spring 1733 with Lord F—, until he reluctantly left her to make a rich marriage.
Stone, Lawrence. Uncertain Unions. Marriage in England, 1660-1753. Oxford University Press.
The ODNB guesses from the tone of her Letter to Chesterfield that...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Gilding
Like her, he was a contributor to magazines: a juvenile work by him appeared in the Lady's Magazine in 1775, and he later contributed to the European and other magazines under the name of Fidelio...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Montagu
EM wrote to express to Elizabeth Vesey her strong views on the deplorable morality of Lord Chesterfield 's letters, recently published.
Blunt, Reginald, and Elizabeth Montagu. Mrs Montagu, "Queen of the Blues", Her Letters and Friendships from 1762 to 1800. Constable.
1: 284-5
Intertextuality and Influence Eliza Fenwick
The recipients were supposed to be aged between twelve and sixteen. The book was to deal with manners, conduct in life, and the leading objects of taste, science, and literature. It was to be as...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Gilding
Late in the volume the longest poem she had ever attempted, Diana, comes with 4-page prefatory Remarks by Daniel Turner (F.): he says he wrote this classic of humble deference at her...
politics Mercy Otis Warren
MOW was a gender egalitarian. In a letter to her son Winslow (which newspapers got hold of and printed) she condemned Lord Chesterfield 's letters on grounds of his opinion of women: I have ever...
Author summary Teresia Constantia Phillips
TCP is one of the best-known of the courtesan memoirists of the eighteenth century, though it is still not unanimously agreed that she wrote her own text. Her letter to Chesterfield qualifies her as a...
Publishing Teresia Constantia Phillips
The title-page suggests that the contents are to cover primarily her protracted legal duel with Muilman , though of course many other episodes are included as well. The edition of 1761 has a pared-down title-page...
Publishing Sarah Fielding
The work was dedicated to Lady Pomfret . Its 440 subscribers included many prominent people, reflecting the bluestockings' range of influence as well as SF 's local and family connections: Ralph Allen , Lord Chesterfield
Textual Features Teresia Constantia Phillips
The generally outrageous tone of this work includes challengingly feminist sentiments, though it is hard to gauge the degree of irony in its self-presentation. As a young man, she says, the future Lord Chesterfield needed...
Textual Features Sarah Green
SG 's preface puts her cards on the table as a political and social conservative. It says Reform, which seems now to be the present order of the day,
Green, Sarah. The Reformist!!! A Serio-Comic Political Novel. Minerva Press for A. K. Newman and Co.
1: i
whether in religion, politics...
Textual Features Mrs Martin
Each volume has an introductory chapter, addressing the reader in the manner of, and with some images borrowed from, Henry Fielding or Laurence Sterne (the latter, indeed, is mentioned by name). MM hopes her reader...
Textual Production Teresia Constantia Phillips
TCP almost certainly published, though once again with some obfuscation over her authorship, A Letter Humbly Address'd to the Right Honourable the Earl of Chesterfield.
English Short Title Catalogue.
Griffiths, Ralph, and George Edward Griffiths, editors. Monthly Review. R. Griffiths.
2 (1750): 447
Textual Production Sarah Chapone
Remarks on Mrs. Muilman's Letter to the . . . Earl of Chesterfield, by a Lady, appeared, addressing the courtesan memoirist T. C. Phillips and now known to be by SC .
British Library Catalogue.
London Magazine. C. Ackers.
(September 1750): 432
Violence Teresia Constantia Phillips
Nine months after her mother died, TCP , aged thirteen, was raped by Thomas Grimes, a nobleman who got her drunk and tied her up. He was not, as long assumed, the future Lord Chesterfield


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