Mary Alcock

Standard Name: Alcock, Mary


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Leisure and Society Henrietta Maria Bowdler
As a young woman HMB was capable of attending the opera and whenever there was dancing on stage keeping her eyes shut the whole time, [since] it was so indelicate she could not bear to...
Occupation Anna Miller
The Batheaston Vase was important in several literary careers, notably those of Anna Seward , Jane Bowdler , and Mary Alcock . Other winners, like Jane Johnson 's daughter Barbara , seem never to have...


1799: The year after Mary Alcock (sister of the...

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The year after Mary Alcock (sister of the playwright Richard Cumberland ) died, one of her nieces published her Poems, to which Elizabeth Carter and Hannah More , among others, subscribed.


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