Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones

Standard Name: Burne-Jones, Sir Edward Coley


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Education Mary Agnes Hamilton
During her studies at Cambridge, MAH met Lady Burne-Jones , who read to her from the letters of her husband Edward Burne-Jones and of William Morris as well as the poetry of Morris . She...
Education William Morris
After touring Northern France in search of Gothic cathedrals, he and Burne-Jones abandoned their shared intention to enter the church. He turned towards architecture and Burne-Jones to art.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Angela Thirkell
AT 's mother, Margaret Mackail , was the only daughter of the painter Sir Edward Burne-Jones and moved in the highest circles both socially and culturally. She used to read to her children at breakfast...
Family and Intimate relationships Angela Thirkell
Angela's Burne-Jones grandparents were important in her growing up. She visited at the London house and spent childhood holidays at the country house of the eminent painter Sir Edward (which she wrote about in her...
Family and Intimate relationships Rudyard Kipling
One of Alice's sisters became a novelist and miscellaneous writer under her married name of Louisa Baldwin ; her husband was a wealthy manufacturer and their son Stanley Baldwin later became Prime Minister of Britain...
Family and Intimate relationships Ethel Wilson
EW 's parents were married by Frederic William Macdonald , an uncle of Rudyard Kipling , brother of writer Louisa Baldwin , and brother-in-law of painter Edward Burne-Jones . As a wedding gift, Macdonald gave...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
VW 's mother, née Julia Prinsep Jackson (1846-95), was born in India and brought to England as a toddler.
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File.
She was a favourite niece (and subject) of photographer Julia Margaret Cameron , on whom...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Cynthia Asquith
LCA 's mother, Mary , Lady Wemyss, was born a Wyndham, a descendent of the writer Félicité, Mme de Genlis , and of her royal lover Philippe Egalité , Duc d'Orléans (who was also father...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Cynthia Asquith
Cynthia's grandmother Madeline Wyndham or Gan Gan was a painter herself and a devotee of the pre-Raphaelites—many of whom, Burne-Jones in particular, were great personal friends. Gan Gan was reputed to be the first woman...
Family and Intimate relationships Louisa Baldwin
Another sister, Georgiana Macdonald , became the wife of the artist Edward Burne-Jones .
Sutherland, John. The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction. Stanford University Press.
Friends, Associates Violet Hunt
Friends of VH 's family included John Ruskin , Edward Burne-Jones , John Millais , Dante Gabriel Rossetti , Robert Browning , and Christina Rossetti , who read Violet's early poems. VH also met and...
Friends, Associates Pauline Johnson
In London, PJ visited and recited poetry before Edward Burne-Jones , George Frederic Watts , Frederic Leighton , Lawrence Alma-Tadema , and Jerome K. Jerome , among others.
Keller, Betty. Pauline: A Biography of Pauline Johnson. Douglas and McIntyre.
Friends, Associates Susan Tweedsmuir
ST 's parents made connections through friendship as remarkable as those made for them by family descent. Her mother was a friend of many writers and intellectuals of both sexes, including Marie Belloc Lowndes ,...
Friends, Associates Rudyard Kipling
RK and his sister Trix spent Decembers (the Christmas holidays) with their mother's sister Lady Burne-Jones , and her husband, the painter Sir Edward Burne-Jones , at their home, The Grange, in Fulham. Here...
Friends, Associates William Morris
While studying at Oxford , he became a friend of Edward Burne-Jones , who introduced him to an extraordinary group of young men: William Fulford , Charles Faulkner , Cormell Price , and Richard Watson Dixon


1 January 1856: The first issue of the Oxford and Cambridge...

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1 January 1856

The first issue of the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine was published; it sold for a shilling.

1875: Arthur Lasenby Liberty opened a shop, the...

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Arthur Lasenby Liberty opened a shop, the present Liberty's , at 218a Regent Street, London, and imported soft oriental fabrics, kimonos, and fans; he also persuaded British manufacturers to print oriental designs on soft...

By 12 May 1877: The Grosvenor Gallery (welcomed by a Punch...

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By 12 May 1877

The Grosvenor Gallery (welcomed by a Punch cartoon on this date) was established as an alternative exhibition arena to the Royal Academy shows. It lasted until 1891.

26 June 1896: William Morris's Kelmscott Press published...

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26 June 1896

William Morris 's Kelmscott Press published the works of Chaucer , one of its most splendid and famous productions.


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