Elizabeth (Leake) Richardson

Standard Name: Richardson, Elizabeth (Leake)


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Family and Intimate relationships Samuel Richardson
In February 1733 Richardson married Elizabeth Leake (who was, like her predecessor, a printer's daughter). She bore (besides a girl and a boy who died early) four daughters who lived to grow up: Mary, Martha
Literary responses Sarah Scott
Samuel Richardson (given an advance copy by the publisher) reported the verdict of his wife and daughters, and the writer Jane Collier (a friend particularly of his daughter Anne ), that the book was lacking...
Occupation Samuel Richardson
Apprenticed to the printer John Wilde , his future father-in-law, on 1 July 1706 (whose assignments included John Tipper's annual almanac The Ladies' Diary), he set up for himself in Fleet Street in 1718...


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