Martha Bridgen

Standard Name: Bridgen, Martha
Used Form: Martha Richardson Bridgen

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Dedications Clara Reeve
Her publisher, Dilly , paid her £10 for the copyright.
Trainer, James, and Clara Reeve. “Introduction”. The Old English Baron, Oxford University Press, 1977.
xii
In CR 's exaggeratedly humble preface she acknowledges her work to be the literary offspring of the Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole —whom...
Family and Intimate relationships Samuel Richardson
In February 1733 Richardson married Elizabeth Leake (who was, like her predecessor, a printer's daughter). She bore (besides a girl and a boy who died early) four daughters who lived to grow up: Mary, Martha
Friends, Associates Clara Reeve
Among her friends were Martha Bridgen (daughter of Samuel Richardson ), Thomas Percy , and Joseph Cooper Walker
Trainer, James, and Clara Reeve. “Introduction”. The Old English Baron, Oxford University Press, 1977.
xviii
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
(who was also a good friend to other women writers from around the British Isles: to...

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