People/Characters: Hester Thrale

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According to Queeney by Beryl Bainbridge
British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670-1820 by Devoney Looser
Dr. Johnson and Mrs. Thrale by A. M. Broadley
Dr. Johnson's Mrs. Thrale. Autobiography, letters, and literary remains of Mrs. Piozzi by formerly Thrale. Hester Lynch Piozzi
Dr. Johnson, His Club and Other Friends (Character Sketches) by Jenny Uglow
Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology by Roger Lonsdale
Fanny Burney: A Biography by Claire Harman
The French journals of Mrs. Thrale and Doctor Johnson by Hester Lynch Piozzi
Hester Lynch Piozzi (Mrs. Thrale) by James L. Clifford
Hester Thrale Piozzi: Portrait of a Literary Woman by William McCarthy
Hester: the Remarkable Life of Dr. Johnson's 'Dear Mistress' by Ian McIntyre
Ladies of the Grand Tour by Brian Dolan
The letters of Samuel Johnson, with Mrs. Thrale's genuine letters to him. Collected & edited by R.W. Chapman by Samuel Johnson
The Letters of Sarah and William Siddons to Hester Lynch Piozzi by Kalman A. Burnim Compiler
A Literary History of Women's Writing in Britain, 1660-1789 by Susan Staves
The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired by Francine Prose
The Piozzi letters : correspondence of Hester Lynch Piozzi, 1784-1821 (formerly Mrs. Thrale) by Hester Lynch Piozzi
The Queeny Letters: Being Letters Addressed to Hester Maria Thrale by Doctor Johnson, Fanny Burney and Mrs. Thrale-Piozzi by Henry William Edmund Petty-FitzMaurice, 6th marqui
The Thrales of Streatham Park by Mary Hyde Eccles

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Mrs. Thrale (1741-1821) was an English socialite and friend of Samuel Johnson. After her first husband's death, she married a music teacher and became Mrs. Piozzi. She also published her diaries, letters, and memoirs of Dr. Johnson, which serve as an important source of information about him and 18-century life.


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