Grisell Murray

Standard Name: Murray, Grisell
Birth Name: Grisell Baillie
Used Form: Griselda Murray
Used Form: Grisell,,, Lady Murray
GM wrote memoirs in the mid eighteenth century about each of her remarkable parents. Parts of her writing first appeared in print after her death, in the appendix to a work of history by George Rose , in 1809, in an appendix titled Lady Murray's Narrative. Few copies were printed, indicating that this was not a text intended for public circulation. Her memoirs were published, complete and on their own, in 1822, by a private publisher in Edinburgh.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.


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Occupation Elisabeth Wast
Back in Edinburgh she worked for the pious and highly political family of George Baillie of Jerviswood at their estate of Mellerstain.
Wast, Elisabeth. Memoirs; or, Spiritual Exercises.
Lady Grisell Baillie , George's wife, was the author of many...
Textual Production Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
The two attempted-rape poems are a rollicking ballad Virtue in Danger, A Lamentable Story how a vertuous Lady had like to have been Ravished by her Sister's Footman (which was printed anonymously and widely ascribed...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Anne Katharine Elwood
Some of the British women writers discussed in the text remain well-known, but others have slipped into obscurity. Memoirs includes: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu , Griselda Murray , Frances Seymour, Lady Hertford , Hester Lynch Piozzi


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Murray, Grisell. Memoirs of the Lives and Characters of the Right Honourable George Baillie of Jerviswood and of Lady Grisell Baillie. 1822.