Thomas Moore

Standard Name: Moore, Thomas
Used Form: Tom Moore


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death George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron
His body was brought back to England (contrary to his expressed wishes), where dissension arose over his funeral. His sister wanted it to be private and aristocratic, while public opinion (though not the establishment) wanted...
Dedications Louisa Stuart Costello
She had been working on these translations for some years. This handsome work was (in the words of the old Dictionary of National Biography) enriched with curious illustrations laboriously executed by hand, by...
Education Stella Gibbons
SG learned to read fairly late, but then read voraciously. The glowing Eastern landscapes and brilliant figures
Oliver, Reggie. Out of the Woodshed: A Portrait of Stella Gibbons. Bloomsbury, 1998.
of Disraeli 's Alroy and Thomas Moore 's Lalla Rookh made a particular impression. She also developed...
Education Augusta Gregory
AG and her sisters received little formal education; their lessons took second place to their brothers'.
McDiarmid, Lucy, Maureen Waters, and Augusta Gregory. “Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography”. Selected Writings, Penguin, 1995, pp. xi - xliv, 525.
Under her evangelical mother's strict supervision, they were taught by a succession of governesses and tutors, who...
Education Celia Moss
Little is known of CM 's education. Scholar Michael Galchinsky (who later wrote of her for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography) describes her family's household as secularizing . . . for their father...
Education Marion Moss
Little is known is about MM 's formal education. However, according to critic Michael Galchinsky , her father entertained the family by reading romantic poetry as the women sat and sewed, including Byron 's Childe...
Education Florence Dixie
Lady Florence was at first educated at home in Scotland. After a first, unsuccessful attempt to place her in a convent she had, in France, an Irish Catholic governess whom she calls Miss O'Leary...
Education Mary Sewell
At the age of fifteen she ceased regular study, and began reading on her own. She spent much of the time at Friends ' meetings going over passages from Byron , Southey , Moore ...
Education Harriet Beecher Stowe
HBS 's domestic training consisted of learning knitting, sewing, and Presbyterian and Episcopal church catechisms from an aunt and grandmother who were skilled at weaving and embroidery.
Hedrick, Joan. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life. Oxford University Press, 1994.
Her father did not allow novels in...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Hervey
Later interest in this sibling relationship has centred on the two novels in which Beckford has been said to have lampooned Hervey's writing—even though critics of his writing have paid these texts comparatively little attention...
Family and Intimate relationships Dinah Mulock Craik
Thomas Mulock was a poet, essayist, and pamphleteer who published throughout his life. As a young man he wrote articles for the Sun which impressed William Jerdan , and he soon also began producing pamphlets...
Family and Intimate relationships Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL 's paternal, French grandmother, Louise Swanton Belloc , was a children's writer, a translator, intimate friend of Stendhal and Victor Hugo , and the author of a life of Byron (for which Stendhal supplied...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Montagu
The term bluestocking very quickly came to imply dismissiveness, if not actual disapproval and contempt. The first to use it pejoratively may well have been, as Gary Kelly has suggested, those who felt threatened or...
Friends, Associates Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
While working for the Featherstones, Sydney Owenson met Thomas Moore at a party given above his parents' grocery shop in Aungier Street, Dublin.
Campbell, Mary. Lady Morgan: The Life and Times of Sydney Owenson. Pandora, 1988.
She gained access to Ireland's bluestocking circle through Alicia or Alice Lefanu
Friends, Associates Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
While in Italy, she met with Volta (who invented the voltaic battery) in Milan, and had dinner with the Countess of Albany , widow of Bonnie Prince Charlie (who had left him after eight years...


Thomas Moore pseudonymously published his mildly erotic Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Little Esq.
23 July 1803
Irish nationalist Robert Emmet mounted a rising which was designed to seize Dublin Castle and take the Viceroy hostage.
Thomas Moore issued Irish Melodies (full title A Selection of Irish Melodies, with symphonies and accompaniments by Sir John Stevenson) in a series of ten numbers.
9 September 1811
Thomas Moore 's comic operaM. P., or The Blue-Stocking premiered at The Theatre Royal, English Opera House .
By May 1816
William Hazlitt edited, completed, expanded, and published The Life of Thomas Holcroft, which had been left unfinished when the radical Thomas Holcroft died.
By June 1817
Thomas Moore published his hugely successful poemLalla Rookh, An Oriental Romance.
Irish poet Thomas Moore published a piece of political fiction: Memoirs of Captain Rock, The Celebrated Irish Chieftain, With Some Account of His Ancestors.
Thomas Moore published Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
Thomas Moore published his satirical and (Irish) nationalist Odes upon Cash, Corn, Catholics, and Other Matters.
Thomas Moore published his prose pieceTravels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion, in two volumes.