Lady Anne Barnard
Standard Name: Barnard, Lady Anne
Birth Name: Anne Lindsay
Styled: Lady Anne Lindsay
Married Name: Lady Anne Barnard
Indexed Name: Lady Anne Barnard
LAB , in her twenties a notable contributor to the Scots ballad revival, became during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries a memoirist, political letter-writer, diarist, and travel-writer, as well as a fine illustrator.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth Isabella Spence|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lilian Bowes Lyon||
She was born on her father's side into the family of one eighteenth-century writer, Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore , and on her mother's (collaterally) into that of another, Lady Anne Barnard .
|Friends, Associates||Isabella Kelly|
|Friends, Associates||Elizabeth Isabella Spence||
EIS says that her early friendship with Jane and Anna Maria Porter was inherited, developing from the friendship between their parents,
which had been formed, no doubt, in Durham. In...
Spence, Elizabeth Isabella. Letters from the North Highlands, During the Summer 1816. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Anna Maria Porter
|Friends, Associates||Alison Cockburn||
She wrote that some of my most steady friends thro' Life were my childhood companions, girls she had been at school with.
Cockburn, Alison. Letters and Memoirs. Craig-Brown, ThomasEditor , David Douglas, 1900.
|Literary responses||Lady Charlotte Elliot|
|Literary responses||Susanna Blamire||
In 1886 the Dictionary of National Biography said SBdeserves more recognition than she has yet received.
An article in the Journal of the Lakeland Dialect Society in 1947 argued that her best work was...
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
|Textual Features||Isabella Kelly|
|Textual Production||Alison Cockburn||
Like other Scotswomen of the gentry class whose names are associated with the eighteenth-century ballad revival, AC frequently marked occasions in her circle with personal and occasional poems. Only a small proportion of her output...
|Textual Production||Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne||
Purdie and Smith worked at the behest of an all-female editorial committee
The anthology came out in six volumes, printing the music along with the words of its songs; its editor was the greatest...
McGuirk, Carol. “Jacobite History to National Song: Robert Burns and Carolina Oliphant (Baroness Nairne)”. The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, No. 2/3, pp. 253 - 87.
|Textual Production||Alison Cockburn|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Frances O'Neill|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Sarah Tytler||
The book is prefaced by a glossary which informs the reader that Edinburgh is nicknamed Auld Reekie, that to gowl is to weep noisily, to rug and rive is to carry off by violence...