Frances Erskine, Countess of Mar

Standard Name: Mar, Frances Erskine,,, Countess of
Used Form: Lady Mar

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
LMWM 's sister Lady Mar arrived in London from Paris.
Grundy, Isobel. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment. Clarendon, 1999.
267
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
LMWM 's deranged sister, Frances, Lady Mar , was abducted and carried off by agents of her brother-in-law Lord Grange , in pursuit of his own financial interest.
This was the same Lord Grange who...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
LMWM 's deranged sister Lady Mar was placed under her guardianship.
Grundy, Isobel. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment. Clarendon, 1999.
280
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
LMWM 's closest sister, Frances , was married in 1714 to John Erskine, Earl of Mar . He led the first Jacobite rebellion to disaster in 1715 (leaving his wife and one-day-old daughter for this...
Friends, Associates Grisell Murray
At almost every stage of GM 's life, her family had the habit of spending part of their time at their London house, where she evidently moved in literary as well as fashionable circles. She...
Friends, Associates Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
WMCN 's early and close relationship with her sister-in-law Mary, Countess of Traquair , née Maxwell, suffered vicissitudes over the years through her poverty and her husband's shameless requests for money. In 1718 the Traquairs...
Textual Features Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Montagu in her travel book shows herself an acute observer of the various Christian European cultures, as well as of Islamic Europe and Turkey, and the classically-haunted Mediterranean. She tends to approve Protestant...
Textual Production Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
LMWM wrote her surviving letters on London society to her sister Lady Mar , exiled in Paris.
Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Halsband, RobertEditor , Clarendon Press, 1967.
2: 1-86
Textual Production Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
LMWM 's lifelong diary was burned in two instalments. When she eloped she left the early portion behind, and her sister burned it lest it should fall into her father 's hands. Just before she...

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