Thomas Secker

Standard Name: Secker, Thomas
Used Form: Archbishop Secker

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Cultural formation Judith Cowper Madan
JCM was confirmed in the Church of England by Thomas Secker , probably at St James's, Piccadilly, having apparently not received this sacrament as a child.
Madan, Falconer. The Madan Family. Oxford University Press, 1933.
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Employer Catherine Talbot
It seems to have been from about the same date that she took on the duties of secretary as well as housekeeper and hostess to her adoptive father the archbishop .
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
221
Family and Intimate relationships Catherine Talbot
Her mother, born Mary Martyn , was befriended in her straits as a single parent by Catherine Benson (a bishop's sister), who had been living with the Talbots. From the time of Catherine Benson's marriage...
Family and Intimate relationships Catherine Talbot
Thomas Secker wrote to Catherine Talbot when she was about thirteen that she stood in the place of a child to him and his wife , who were childless. He was a clergyman who rose...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Carter
EC associated on terms of warmth and equality with men of letters or culture such as Samuel Johnson , Samuel Richardson , Thomas Birch , Moses Browne , Richard Savage , William and John Duncombe
Instructor Catherine Talbot
The three girls studied Latin together. CT also learned, under the eye of Thomas Secker , the Bible, modern languages, and astronomy (the latter from Thomas Wright ).
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
68
She showed remarkable ability. Another future...
politics Elizabeth Carter
In old age EC had a reputation for gentleness, even bashfulness; but as a young woman she could be combative in the cause of women. She won an argument with Archbishop Secker (guardian of Catherine...
Residence Catherine Talbot
This was in consequence of Thomas Secker 's elevation to the post of Archbishop of Canterbury.
Textual Production Elizabeth Carter
EC worked at her translation for several years. She consulted widely about details of linguistic and contextual information, accessing the advice of both her friend Catherine Talbot and Talbot's foster-father Archbishop Secker (though she declined...
Travel Catherine Talbot
CT , with Archbishop Secker and the usual family party, visited Canterbury, Dover, and Deal, where they stayed with Elizabeth Carter .
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
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Wealth and Poverty Elizabeth Carter
EC was proud of her financial independence (though she also accepted support from her wealthy friend Elizabeth Montagu and from Archbishop Secker , patron of her friend Catherine Talbot). She leased from Secker a group...
Wealth and Poverty Catherine Talbot
The death of Thomas Secker , Archbishop of Canterbury, threw his dependents, CT and her mother, into painful insecurity: his will could not be found.
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
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Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
38 (1768): 452-3

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