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, pp. xv - xx; 1.
xviii
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon.
264
Hays, Mary. “Chronology and Introduction”. The Correspondence (1779-1843) of Mary Hays, British Novelist, edited by Marilyn Brooks, Edwin Mellen, 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 Lucy Aikin
LA met Henry Crabb Robinson and William Wordsworth .
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence. Editor Sadler, Thomas, Macmillan.
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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
Friends, Associates Eliza Fenwick
Other more or less radical friends of EF included Thomas Holcroft , Anne Plumptre , Elizabeth Benger , Jane Porter , Henry Crabb Robinson , Charles and Mary Lamb , and their friend Sarah Stoddart
Friends, Associates Eleanor Anne Porden
EAP met Mary Russell Mitford in summer 1822 at the London house of Mrs Vardill: presumably the mother of the Romantic poet Anna Jane Vardill .
L’Estrange, Alfred Guy Kingham, editor. The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford as Recorded in Letters from Her Literary Correspondents. Hurst and Blackett.
1: 121
Vardill was a friend and associate from...
Friends, Associates Joanna Baillie
On 11 May 1812 Henry Crabb Robinson recorded in his diary meeting JB and other women writers on a visit to Miss Benjers (Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger ). In his account of this pleasant evening...
Friends, Associates Anna Letitia Barbauld
ALB met the Unitarian diarist Henry Crabb Robinson , who became a lifelong friend.
Rodgers, Betsy. Georgian Chronicle: Mrs Barbauld and her Family. Methuen.
133
McCarthy, William et al. “Introduction”. The Poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld, University of Georgia Press, p. xxi - xlvi.
xlvi
Friends, Associates Anna Letitia Barbauld
A week later, calling her an amiable lady, he claimed (falsely) that she saw Richardson as the equal of Shakespeare . In January 1812 he shocked Henry Crabb Robinson (who thought this behaviour personally...
Friends, Associates Ann Taylor Gilbert
Ann was sorry that Joanna Baillie had left Colchester before theTaylors arrived there; but her intense, but humble, yearnings to encounter a live author
Gilbert, Ann Taylor. Autobiography and Other Memorials of Mrs. Gilbert. Editor Gilbert, Josiah, H. S. King, http://U of A, HSS Ruth N .
1: 182
were gratified by meeting Anna Laetitia Barbauld in London...
Friends, Associates Germaine de Staël
In Germany she was celebrated as the author of Delphine. She met with Schiller , Goethe , Henry Crabb Robinson , and Schlegel , whom she persuaded to tutor her three living children.
Winegarten, Renee. Mme de Staël. Berg.
61-2
Friends, Associates Anna Letitia Barbauld
Henry Crabb Robinson , whose youthful admiration of ALB modulated not into rage but into condescension, enacted a more typical erasure of female fame than did Coleridge or Lamb. Robinson, as it happens, was witness...
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

Timeline

10 December 1806: Charles Lamb's farce Mr H— opened at Drury...

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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,...

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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...

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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 et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.

Texts

Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary.
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence. Editor Sadler, Thomas, Macmillan, 1872.
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Henry Crabb Robinson on Books and Their Writers. Editor Morley, Edith, J. M. Dent, 1938.