Herbert Aston

Standard Name: Aston, Herbert


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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Boothby
The playwright mentions in her works two relations whose families were related to each other by marriage: Lady Yate of Worcestershire and one of the group of remarkable literary siblings who were children of Gertrude...
Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Thimelby
Her brother Herbert was also a transcriber and collector of poetry, chiefly that of his wife, Katherine. His commonplace book is now in the Beinecke Library at Yale University .
Sanders, Julie. “The Coterie Writing of the Astons and the Thimelbys”. Women Writing 1550-1750, edited by Jo Wallwork and Paul Salzman, English Program, School of Communication, Arts and Critical Enquiry, La Trobe University, pp. 47-57.
Textual Production Winefrid Thimelby
She wrote to her sister Katherine Aston , and after Katherine's death continued the correspondence with warmly intimate letters to her brother-in-law Herbert Aston . Nuns were not officially allowed to maintain non-religious correspondences, but...


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