Elizabeth was well-schooled along with her brothers and her sister. Commentators make much of the contribution supposedly provided by their step-grandfather, Cambridge scholar Conyers Middleton
; but in letters to her sister and to the...
was educated with her sister and brothers. Their mother's stepfather, Dr Conyers Middleton
, apparently took a great interest in his step-grandchildren's education, although the sisters' letters mocked him.
Rizzo, Betty, and Sarah Scott. “Introduction”. The History of Sir George Ellison, University Press of Kentucky, p. ix - xlv.