noted in her reminiscences that she had been on terms of close and tender friendship with many great men.
Boyle, Mary. Mary Boyle. Her Book. Editor Boyle, Sir Courtenay Edmund, E. P. Dutton; John Murray.
Her correspondence with some of them has since been published. She called G. P. R. James
Sometime after 1864 MB
worked together with Tennyson
, and Wordsworth
in a miscellany encouraged by Lord Northampton
(brother of her friend Lady Marian Alford, and son of the remarkable poet Margaret, Lady Northampton