Thrale

Thrale

 (thrāl), Mrs.
See Hester Lynch Piozzi.
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Thrale

(θreɪl)
n
(Biography) Hester Lynch, known as Mrs Thrale or (later) Mrs Piozzi (née Salusbury). 1741–1821, English writer of memoirs, noted for her friendship with Dr Johnson. Her works include Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson (1786) and Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson (1788)
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Thrale

(θreɪl)

n.
Hester Lynch (Hester Lynch Piozzi), 1741–1821, Welsh writer and friend of Samuel Johnson.
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He highlights the important role that women played for Johnson and his friends, including Fanny Burney, the daughter of the celebrated musicologist Charles, and Hester Thrale, the vivacious descendant of Welsh gentry who turned her palatial residence at Streatham Park into a center of intellectual converse.
Her final novel, According to Queeney, was a fictional account of the last years of Dr Samuel Johnson through the eyes of his confidante, Queeney Thrale.
People receiving medical attention in Thrale Street near London Bridge following the terrorist incident
When Robert Barclay, Sylvanus Bevan and John Perkins bought Henry Thrale's brewery in 1781 for PS135,000, for example, they raised the funds from fellow Quakers.
Thrale, including protestations that "there were passages in it that would do honour to Richardson, and that ffenry Fielding never drew such a character as Mr.
Known as "The Mother of Wales", she had six children and her many descendants included Hester Thrale and the 18th-century explorer John Salusbury.
The names of his friends present a roll-call of late eighteenth-century glitterati: Johnson, Hester Thrale, Elizabeth Craven, Boswell, Reynolds, Georgiana, duchess of Devonshire, Elizabeth Vesey, Elizabeth Montagu, Franklin, Price, Priestley, Burke, Hastings, Zoffany, Gibbon, Goldsmith, Percy, Sheridan, Fox, Pitt, Wilkes, Warton, Garrick, etc.
"A Public and Splendid Transaction: Johnson, Boswell, and Thrale." Yale University.
1) is closely considered in an excellent chapter on the Streatham Worthies, a series of half-length portraits by Reynolds of his celebrated friends, commissioned to decorate the library of the cultured London brewer Henry Thrale.
Thrale. (12) Written by a collector and journalist named A.
Briton copied most of the first chorus, including the warning that 'eche Chainge of corse unioynte the whole estate / & yelds yt thrale to ruyne by debate' (f 89v, 1.2.74-5).