William Elstob

Standard Name: Elstob, William


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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Elstob
EE 's brother died: she lost her emotional, intellectual, and financial support.
Editor Ruth Perry gives this date as 3 March, as does the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, wheras editors C. E. and...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Elstob
Elizabeth's brother, William (who was a scholar ten years older than she was, a Fellow of University College, Oxford from 1696, and a clergyman in London from 1702), was an important figure in her earlier...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Elstob
Most important among EE 's scholarly circle were George Hickes and her brother . The group of scholars known as the Oxford Saxonists, to their credit, seems to have welcomed her on terms of equality...
Literary responses Elizabeth Elstob
Thomas Hearne on the one hand called it fanciful, vain, and affected, and n the other hand supposed that it must have been written by William Elstob , not Elizabeth.
Sutherland, Kathryn. “Editing for a New Century: Elizabeth Elstob’s Anglo-Saxon Manifesto and Ælfric’s St Gregory Homily”. The Editing of Old English: Papers from the 1990 Manchester Conference, edited by Don G. Scragg and Paul E. Szarmach, D. S. Brewer, pp. 213-37.
Publishing Elizabeth Elstob
The single homily appeared as a costly production, with a two-colour title-page, commissioned illustrations, and specially designed type to encompass the several languages necessary. The original Old English and Elstob's translation appear on facing pages...
Residence Elizabeth Elstob
As a young adult EE lived with her brother . She may have been with him in Oxford from 1696; she was certainly with him in Bush Lane, London, from 1702, when he became...
Textual Production Elizabeth Elstob
EE wrote a short biography of her brother , which remained unpublished until a generation after her death.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder.


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