Lady Grisell Baillie

Standard Name: Baillie, Lady Grisell
Used Form: Lady Grizel (or Grisell) Baillie
Used Form: Griselda Baillie

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Education Grisell Murray
According to the extensive records kept by her mother, Grisell Baillie , the education of both the Baillie girls, Grisell and Rachel, was generously sponsored by their parents, who hired a number of tutors over...
Family and Intimate relationships Grisell Murray
George was part of William of Orange 's 1689 expedition to claim the throne of England, which was almost shipwrecked on the way.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under George Baillie
His estates were restored after the Glorious Revolution, and...
Family and Intimate relationships Grisell Murray
Lady Grisell Baillie , who had been a heroine of the Covenanter movement as a girl and whose elder daughter, GM , wrote memoirs of both her parents, died. She was buried next to her...
Family and Intimate relationships Grisell Murray
Lady Grisell or Grizell Hume , later Baillie, was the daughter of Scottish Covenanter Sir Patrick Hume (later Earl of Marchmont). Born on Christmas Day in 1665 at Redbraes Castle in Berwickshire, Grisell played...
Family and Intimate relationships Grisell Murray
As Grisell Baillie 's story makes clear, her father, Sir Patrick Hume, later Earl of Marchmont , Grisell Murray's maternal grandfather, was an important figure in Scotland, a national and religious (Presbyterian) leader. So was...
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. 1724.
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Lady Grisell Baillie , George's wife, was the author of many...
Publishing Grisell Murray
GM 's writings about her father and her mother were published in complete form without any reserve at Edinburgh, as a volume in their own right.
Murray, Grisell. Memoirs of the Lives and Characters of the Right Honourable George Baillie of Jerviswood and of Lady Grisell Baillie. 1822.
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Textual Features Joanna Baillie
JB said she admired her heroine Lady Grisell (whose story she wrote in a few weeks during the winter of 1816-17) beyond any Female Character I ever knew or read of.
Baillie, Joanna. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. Slagle, Judith BaileyEditor , Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.
1: 168
She acknowledged...
Textual Production Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne
Purdie and Smith worked at the behest of an all-female editorial committee
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.
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The anthology came out in six volumes, printing the music along with the words of its songs; its editor was the greatest...
Textual Production Joanna Baillie
After JB 's visit to Scotland, she published Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters, which included poems on William Wallace and the woman she calls Lady Griseld Baillie .
Baillie, Joanna. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. Slagle, Judith BaileyEditor , Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.
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Dowd, Maureen A. “’By the Delicate Hand of a Female’: Melodramatic Mania and Joanna Baillie’s Spectacular Tragedies”. European Romantic Review, No. 4, pp. 469 -00.
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Quarterly Review. J. Murray.
24 (1821): 572
Textual Production Naomi Mitchison
This novel was the fruit of careful research: based not, like her earlier historical novels, on an already digested historical narrative, but on a mass of first-hand archival material, and first-hand experience of living Scottish...
Textual Production Grisell Murray
GM , at Mellerstain in the Scottish Borders, began writing Facts Relating to my Mother's Life and Character, a longer, more connected, and more emotional account of her mother, Lady Grisell Baillie ...
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...

Timeline

By 26 October 1972
Helen Gardner edited The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950, designed to update and replace Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch 's Oxford Book of English Verse, 1900.