This comedy was printed the next month, with an illustration of one of its scenes, and a dedication to Princess Anne
, daughter of the future George II
—a sound Whig choice.
Monthly Catalogue, 1714 - 1717. Bernard Lintot.
Bowden, Martha F., and Mary Davys. “Introduction”. The Reform’d Coquet; or, Memoirs of Amoranda; Familiar Letters Betwixt a Gentleman and a Lady; and, The Accomplish’d Rake; or, Modern Fine Gentleman, University Press of Kentucky, 1999, p. ix - xlix.
This volume was dedicated to the Princess of Orange
: Anne, daughter of George II
and the late Queen Caroline
. The princess's mother had been a patron of MJ
's friend Martha Lovelace, later...