Martha Westwater

Standard Name: Westwater, Martha


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Birth Emilie Barrington
Emilie Isabel Wilson (later EB ) was born at 15 Hertford Street in Mayfair, London, the youngest of six daughters.
Family biographer Martha Westwater wrongly believed that she was born at Boulogne in France...
Education Emilie Barrington
William Rathbone Greg , a friend of EB 's father (and according to Martha Westwater the inspiration for Charlotte Brontë 's Rochester), tutored all six Wilson sisters, paying attention in his teaching to the subject...
Family and Intimate relationships Emilie Barrington
EB 's first and only surviving child, Guy , was born on 12 April 1869. Lord Pelham was his godfather.
Westwater, Martha. The Wilson Sisters. Ohio University Press.
As a child Guy had difficulty learning to read, and his erratic social behaviour...
Friends, Associates Emilie Barrington
EB probably first met painter George Frederic Watts before she was married, at the studio of Dante Gabriel Rossetti .
There is some uncertainty as to the date of EB 's first meeting with Watts...


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Westwater, Martha. The Wilson Sisters. Ohio University Press, 1984.