Virginia Surtees

Standard Name: Surtees, Virginia


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Cultural formation Jane Welsh Carlyle
A Scotswoman from a professional family, JWC claimed what biographer Virginia Surtees terms a strangely assorted ancestry,
Surtees, Virginia. Jane Welsh Carlyle. Michael Russell, 1986.
having apparently descended from Highland chieftains and gypsies on her mother's side, and being a distant relative...
Wealth and Poverty Jane Welsh Carlyle
There is some dispute over why she did so. Biographer Virginia Surtees argues that Jane executed the transfer in preparation for her forthcoming marriage to Thomas Carlyle, who did not want it known that he...


No timeline events available.