Henry Crabb Robinson

Standard Name: Robinson, Henry Crabb

Connections

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death Mary Hays
MH died at Lower Clapton; Henry Crabb Robinson heard the news on the same day.
Editor Marilyn Brooks gives her death-date as 22 February.
Hays, Mary. “Chronology and Introduction”. The Correspondence (1779-1843) of Mary Hays, British Novelist, edited by Marilyn Brooks, Edwin Mellen, 2004, pp. xv - xx; 1.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
264
Hays, Mary. “Chronology and Introduction”. The Correspondence (1779-1843) of Mary Hays, British Novelist, edited by Marilyn Brooks, Edwin Mellen, 2004, pp. xv - xx; 1.
xviii
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Jane Vardill
AJV 's mother was born Agnes Birtwhistle in 1752 at Skipton in Yorkshire, into a family which was a local power there and over the Scottish border at Gatehouse of Fleet. Anna Jane...
Friends, Associates Anna Swanwick
AS 's circle of friends (very largely brought her by her translations) included Henry Crabb Robinson , Tennyson , Robert Browning (who told her he wished she had known his wife), James Martineau (brother of...
Friends, Associates Mary Hays
After Wollstonecraft's death, and Fenwick's departure from England, it seems unlikely that MH found female friends to replace them, though she knew well such people as Elizabeth Inchbald , Anna Letitia Barbauld , and Charles
Friends, Associates Anna Jane Vardill
While she lived in London AJV moved in culturally active circles. She later described the poet Eleanor Anne Porden (who lived not far away) as her dear friend, and was one of those who...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger
Henry Crabb Robinson (another friend of EOB ) reported a pleasant evening at her house, with other women writers.
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence. Sadler, ThomasEditor , Macmillan, 1872.
199-200
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary.
Friends, Associates Mary Lamb
ML 's friends (many of them made through Charles) included Eliza Fenwick (whose husband and Charles drank together), Henry Crabb Robinson , and many more canonical members of the Romantic movement. Charles was close to...
Friends, Associates William Blake
Friends of WB included William Hayley (who provided his cottage at Felpham, but with whom Blake broke after their years as neighbours) and Henry Crabb Robinson , who published a critical essay about him in...
Friends, Associates Mary Lamb
Crabb Robinson , another minor player, called the distinguished guests [f]ive poets of very unequal worth and most disproportionate popularity, whom the public would rank in the reverse order to their actual achievement. Sarah Burton
Friends, Associates Helen Maria Williams
Henry Crabb Robinson visited HMW and recorded his impressions in his diary.
Michael-Johnston, Georgina. Helen Maria Williams: Liberty, Sensibility, and Education. University of Alberta, 1998.
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Friends, Associates Caroline Bowles
Talk about the conflict at Greta Hall circulated through England's literary circles. Henry Crabb Robinson , Sarah Burney , Elizabeth Barrett Browning , and Mary Russell Mitford were all privy to this gossip.
Blain, Virginia. Caroline Bowles Southey, 1786-1854. Ashgate, 1998.
4
Friends, Associates Sarah Harriet Burney
Particularly important among her circle was the diarist Henry Crabb Robinson . He valued her company, her abilities, and her letters highly. They saw a lot of each other in Rome.
Burney, Sarah Harriet. “Editor’s Introduction”. The Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, edited by Lorna J. Clark, Georgia University Press, 1997.
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Friends, Associates Lucy Aikin
LA met Henry Crabb Robinson and William Wordsworth .
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence. Sadler, ThomasEditor , Macmillan, 1872.
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Friends, Associates Lucy Aikin
Henry Crabb Robinson , visiting LA with Charles and Mary Lamb , reported Aikin as admiring both the wit and the fine face of Lamb.
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary.
34
Friends, Associates Lucy Aikin
LA dined with Crabb Robinson , Wordsworth , Henry Coleridge , and her niece Anna Letitia Le Breton and nephew-in-law Philip Hemery Le Breton .
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary.
142

Timeline

10 December 1806
Charles Lamb 's farceMr H— opened at Drury Lane . Its dashing coxcomb protagonist cuts a swathe through the ladies at Bath until it comes out that his name is Hogsflesh, when they drop him hurriedly.
May 1837
Thomas Noon Talfourd , MP for Reading, author, and friend of the literati, began his campaign to extend the length of copyright.
October 1908
Edith Morley won a battle in her ongoing struggle against gender discrimination when she became the first female professor at any British university or college.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.