Musician and author; father of Frances Burney D’Arblay, Charles Burney, and Charlotte Burney Francis Broome; friend of Samuel Johnson, Hester Thrale Piozzi, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and Edmund Burke.
Writer; most famous for her novels, memoir of her father, Charles Burney (1726–1814), and posthumously published journals; features prominently in the manuscript verse miscellany of her sister, Charlotte Burney Francis Broome.
Political hostess; leading member of the Cavendish-Ponsonby-Crewe network.
Political hostess; daughter of Frances Macartney Greville; addressee of a poem by her admirer Charles Fox.
Politician; author of satirical poems like “On Gibbon,” “Invocation to Poverty,” and “To the Duchess of Devonshire" as well as "Verses Upon Mrs. Crewe,” which was popular with miscellany compilers.
Poet; mother of Frances Anne Crewe; best known for the poem “A Prayer for Indifference,” which was popular with miscellany compilers.
Noblewoman; member of the Cavendish-Ponsonby-Crewe network.
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Playwright and politician; known for plays such as The Rivals and The School for Scandal; prominent Whig; his poetry circulated among both the Tickell family coterie, with whom he had familial ties through his wife Elizabeth Linley Sheridan, and the Cavendish-Ponsonby-Crewe network, with whom he had social ties.
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