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Title Women and the country house in Ireland and Britain / Terence Dooley, Maeve O'Riordan & Christopher Ridgway, editors.
Imprint Portland : Four Courts Press, 2018.

Subject Women -- Great Britain -- History.
Women -- Ireland -- History.
Country homes -- Great Britain -- History.
Country homes -- Ireland -- History.
Alt Name Dooley, Terence A. M., 1964-
O'Riordan, Maeve.
Ridgway, Christopher.
Description 1 online resource (296 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1 The architectural endeavours of the widowed Jemima Yorke, Marchioness Grey; 2 Families are 'sometimes ... the best at a distance': sisters and sisters-in-law at Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire; 3 Five women of Monksgrange; 4 Declaring loyalty to the Union: the women of Ulster's country houses and the organization of Ulster Day; 5 Madeline Wyndham of Clouds and Mabel Morrison of Fonthill; 6 Catherine Maria Bury of Charleville Castle, Co. Offaly, and the design of the country house, 1800-12.
7 Lady Harriet Kavanagh of Borris House, 1800-85, matriarch and guardian of the future8 Sisterly guidance: elite women, sorority and the life cycle, 1770-1860; 9 'Lasting monuments': Lady Gregory's domesticated landscape and forestry; 10 'I serve my God, and I fear not man': the Rebecca Riots and a female landowner's response to Welsh rural protest, 1843-4; 11 The country house and the Great Famine: Mildred Darby's novel, The hunger; 12 Rosalind Howard, the contradictory countess of Carlisle.
13 Elite women and their recipe books: the case of Dorothy Parsons and her Booke of Choyce Receipts, all written with her ownehand in 166614 'I will do myself the pleasure of now writing to you'; Louisa Conolly's letters to her sister, Sarah Bunbury; 15 Louisa Moore of Moore Hall: a life in letters; List of Contributors; Index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781846827495 (electronic bk.)
1846827493 (electronic bk.)
1846826470
9781846826474
OCLC # 1030027975
Additional Format Print version: Dooley, Terence. Women and the Country House in Ireland and Britain. Portland : Four Courts Press, ©2018 9781846826474


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