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'The Turkish Embassy Letters': The many faces of Lady Mary.

Throughout her letters, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu presents herself in many lights, depending on who she is writing to. This shows the idea of presenting our ‘best selves’ has been around for a while. 309 kata lagi


A Portrait of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu in the NPG, London.

On International Women’s Day I am asking you to consider the life of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762), wife of the British Ambassador to Turkey 1716-18, medical pioneer, adventurer and prolific letter writer. 794 kata lagi


Revenge Poetry

Ever just written a poem out of revenge? Lady Mary Wortley Montagu sure has.

That’s the face of a woman who isn’t having any of men’s shit. 1.335 kata lagi


Anne, Princess of Variolation


By Catherine Curzon (alias Madame Gilflurt)

Word count: 669

Rating: G

Summary: The introduction of variolation to the Western World

Whilst writing my book, Life in the Georgian Court, smallpox was never far away from my research notes (metaphorically, of course). 765 kata lagi


Adieu, Madam - The Life and Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is one of my favourite historical figures. I first read a book about her in high school, and then I probably wrote four or five essays on her in university. 1.176 kata lagi


May 26 in history

451   Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Emire.

113 5 Alfonso VII of León and Castile was crowned in the Cathedral of Leon as… 904 kata lagi


Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Immunization Advocacy

Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Rosner, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History at Stockton University. Recent publications include The Anatomy Murders (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009) and… 1.550 kata lagi

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