Robert Robinson

Standard Name: Robinson, Robert


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Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Scott
Robert , baptised in 1717, became a sea captain employed by the East India Company .
Rizzo, Betty, and Sarah Scott. “Introduction”. The History of Sir George Ellison, University Press of Kentucky, 1996, p. ix - xlv.
ix, x
Friends, Associates Mary Hays
Among her early mentors MH numbered Robert Robinson , William Frend (whose friendship she owed to her first book publication), and George Dyer .
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
Robinson introduced her to Joseph Priestley and John Disney ...
Reception Penelope Fitzgerald
Mollie Hardwick in Books and Bookmen pronounced this to be a delicate water-colour of a novel, small and charming.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
PF 's winning of the coveted, ten-thousand-pound Booker Prize for it suggests that others saw more...


10 December 1947
Two British scientists won Nobel Prizes this year: Sir Robert Robinson in Chemistry (for work on plant products and the alkaloids) and Sir Edward Victor Appleton in Physics for work on the upper atmosphere and...