Charlotte Frances Shaw

Standard Name: Shaw, Charlotte Frances
Used Form: Charlotte Payne-Townshend


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships George Bernard Shaw
GBS married Charlotte Payne-Townshend , a wealthy Irishwoman and fellow Fabian who was later a translator and a suffragist.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Friends, Associates Edith Craig
This made them close neighbours of George Bernard and Charlotte Shaw . Story has it that Craig got a role in Shaw's Getting Married after he heard her calling up to St John to throw...
Friends, Associates Dora Russell
During this period, the Russells' friends and associates included Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson , Ottoline Morrell , T. S. Eliot , W. B. Yeats , G. B. and Charlotte Shaw , Desmond MacCarthy ...
Intertextuality and Influence Dora Marsden
In the course of getting the journal off the ground, Marsden also contacted Katherine Mansfield , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Charlotte Payne-Townshend , Arnold Bennett , and Theodore Dreiser . (Payne-Townshend, wife of G. B. Shaw
Occupation Inez Bensusan
Organisers chose to present two feminist plays by men, Woman on Her Own by Eugène Brieux , translated by Charlotte Shaw (Bernard Shaw 's wife), and A Gauntlet by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson .
Hirshfield, Claire. “The Woman’s Theatre in England: 1913-1918”. Theatre History Studies, Vol.
, pp. 123-37.
Occupation Constance Smedley
Since the Langham Place Group had provided a social space for women in 1860, several organizations had already challenged the flourishing institution of men's clubs. The Lyceum Club came on the scene at a time...
politics Ethel Sidgwick
The Congress, held from 28 April to 1 May, attracted 1,200 women from twelve countries, both warring and neutral, to discuss means of achieving peace. Others meeting with the delegates on the subsequent peace tour...
Publishing Helen Waddell
HW was assiduous in supplying obituaries for friends, acquaintances, or figures she admired, and was very upset when her notice for the Times on Charlotte , G. B. Shaw's wife, appeared riddled with misprints.
Blackett, Monica. The Mark of the Maker: A Portrait of Helen Waddell. Constable.
Textual Production Dora Marsden
Plans were afoot to relaunch The Freewoman shortly after it collapsed in its first form. When Marsden retreated to Southport for health reasons, Rebecca West acted as liaison between her and supporters in the Freewoman Discussion Circle


7 November 1911: The British Prime Minister, Herbert Henry...

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7 November 1911

The British Prime Minister, Herbert Henry Asquith , told members of the People's Suffrage Federation that his Liberal government would bring forward, next session, a Manhood Suffrage Bill or Reform Bill.


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