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 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.
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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 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.
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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.
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Friends, Associates Lucy Aikin
LA met Henry Crabb Robinson and William Wordsworth .
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence. Editor Sadler, Thomas, Macmillan.
1: 200
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 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 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 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 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.
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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.