Mary Wilkinson Priestley

Standard Name: Priestley, Mary Wilkinson
Used Form: P------


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Family and Intimate relationships Bessie Rayner Parkes
BRP 's great-grandfather, her mother's grandfather, was the famous Radical and Unitarian scientist Joseph Priestley , sometimes referred to as the father of modern chemistry.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. I, Too, Have Lived in Arcadia. Macmillan.
Markel, Michael H. Hilaire Belloc. Twayne.
He and his wife, Mary Wilkinson Priestley
Friends, Associates Anna Letitia Barbauld
Her close friends at this period included Mary and Joseph Priestley and a number of young women of her own age. She was particularly attracted by a pair of sisters who got themselves barred from...
Intertextuality and Influence Anna Letitia Barbauld
ALB 's niece wrote of her (with an echo of Pope on himself) that while yet a child, she was surprised to find herself a poet.
McCarthy, William et al. “Introduction”. The Poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld, University of Georgia Press, p. xxi - xlvi.
She herself, however, said it was Joseph Priestley
Textual Production Anna Letitia Barbauld
Anna Aikin (later ALB ) wrote On Mrs P— 's Leaving Warrington, one of her earliest important surviving poems, which she threw into the carriage that was to carry the Priestleys away to Joseph
Textual Production Anna Letitia Barbauld
Most of ALB 's manuscripts perished in the bombing of London in September 1940. This followed on earlier calamities: the destruction of her juvenile poems (in an album kept by Mary Priestley ) in the...


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