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 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 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 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 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.
Her father did not allow novels in...
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.
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 et al. “Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography”. Selected Writings, Penguin, pp. xi - xliv, 525.
Under her evangelical mother's strict supervision, they were taught by a succession of governesses and tutors, who...
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 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 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 Olivia Clarke
From early in her life she was (like her sister) a friend of the poet Tom Moore .
Feminist Companion Archive.
Friends, Associates Louisa Stuart Costello
LSC made many friends in England, notably including the baronet and politician Sir Francis Burdett , his wife Lady Burdett (born Sophia Coutts, member of a famous banking family), and their youngest daughter, who later...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Ham
Among the many officers visiting the Ham family at Ardnaree was Napier , later the author of the History of the Peninsular War. He had little disputes
Ham, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Ham, by Herself, 1783-1820. Editor Gillett, Eric, Faber and Faber.
with EH about politics and religion...


1801: Thomas Moore pseudonymously published his...

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Thomas Moore pseudonymously published his mildly erotic Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Little Esq.

23 July 1803: Irish nationalist Robert Emmet mounted a...

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23 July 1803

Irish nationalist Robert Emmet mounted a rising which was designed to seize Dublin Castle and take the Viceroy hostage.

1808-1834: Thomas Moore issued Irish Melodies (full...

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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 opera M. P., or The...

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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,...

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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...

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By June 1817

Thomas Moore published his hugely successful poemLalla Rookh, An Oriental Romance.

1824: Irish poet Thomas Moore published a piece...

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Irish poet Thomas Moore published a piece of political fiction: Memoirs of Captain Rock, The Celebrated Irish Chieftain, With Some Account of His Ancestors.

1825: Thomas Moore published Memoirs of the Life...

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Thomas Moore published Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

1828: Thomas Moore published his satirical and...

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Thomas Moore published his satirical and (Irish) nationalist Odes upon Cash, Corn, Catholics, and Other Matters.

1833: Thomas Moore published his prose piece Travels...

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Thomas Moore published his prose pieceTravels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion, in two volumes.


Moore, Thomas. Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore. Editor John, first Earl Russell, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1853.