Lady Lucy Herbert

Standard Name: Herbert, Lady Lucy
Religious Name: Mother Theresa (or Teresa) Joseph
Religious Name: Sister Theresa (or Teresa) Joseph
LLH was a Roman Catholic who became a prioress and published at least three devotional works during the early eighteenth century. She may also have written advice on teaching in the convent.


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Family and Intimate relationships Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
Among Lady Winifred Herbert's sisters the closest in age was Lady Lucy . After the family went into exile in Europe, Lucy became a nun, then prioress of the English Augustinians at Bruges, and a...
Friends, Associates Jane Barker
She addressed to an unnamed Jacobite lady an account of this miraculous cure, in a covering letter with which she sent the piece of tissue she called the tumour. The recipient of this odd gift...
Intertextuality and Influence Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
At the urging of her sister the prioress , WMCN wrote out her story of rescuing her husband (the full relation of what you desired). She provided no date, but an adapted copy...
Intertextuality and Influence Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
She told her sister that noe body but your selfe could have obtain'd [this] from me, for whom my obligations has imposed me a law of never refusing any that lys in my power. You...
Occupation Lady Eleanor Butler
In addition to their better-known activities, the women became antiquarians with a particular interest in women's writing. They copied early texts by women, like Ann Fanshawe 's still unpublished Memoirs. Henrietta Maria Bowdler sent...
Textual Production Elizabeth Cellier
Lady Powis , governess to the infant Prince of Wales , brought the baby to the king with Elizabeth Cellier 's Foundling Hospital petition in his hand.
Lady Powis was author of a broadside Ballad...
Textual Production Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
Winifred Nithsdale was an assiduous letter-writer. Even with her life in turmoil in May 1716, having engineered her husband's escape but not yet written her account of it, she was writing about all kinds of...


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Herbert, Lady Lucy. Devotions. Editor Morris, John, Burns and Oates, 1873.
Herbert, Lady Lucy. Several Excellent Methods of Hearing Mass. John de Cock, 1722.
Herbert, Lady Lucy. Several Methods and Practises of Devotion. The Widow of Jonh [sic] de Cock, 1743.