Name Biography
Description

A narrative, account, or anecdote about a specific individual.

Titles

Displaying 1–25 of 163

ID Title Author Firms (City) Date Edition
42 A Biographical Dictionary of the Celebrated Women of every Age and Country. By Matilda Betham. Betham , Mary Matilda
Benjamin Crosby and Co. (London)
Thomas Tegg and Castleman (London)
Edmund Lloyd [24 Harley Street] (London)
1804
14212 A brief account of the life and family of Miss Jenny Cameron, the reputed mistress of the Pretender's eldest son. Containing many very singular incidents. Unknown ,
William Brien (Dublin)
1746
1772 A case of great distress. Henry Finlayson, ... Finlayson , Ann
1788
6164 A dialogue between Mrs. Knowles and Dr. Johnson. Knowles , Mary
Johnson , Samuel
Thomas Smart (Huddersfield)
1792
2422 A narrative of the life of Mrs. Charlotte Charke, (youngest daughter of Colley Cibber, Esq;) Containing, I. An Account of her Birth, Education, and mad Pranks committed in her Youth. II. Her coming on the Stage; Success there; and sundry Theatrical Anecdotes. III. Her Marriage to Mr. Charke, and its Consequences. IV. Her Adventures in Mens Cloaths, and being belov'd by a Lady of great Fortune, who intended to marry her. V. Her being Gentleman to a certain Peer. VI. Her commencing Scrolling - Player; with various and surprizing Vicissitudes of Fortune, during nine Years Peregrination. VII. Her turning Pastry Cook, &c. in Wales. With several extremely humourous and interesting Occurrences. written by herself. Charke , Charlotte
William Reeve (London)
Edmund Cook (London)
Anne Dodd (London)
1755
2437 A narrative of the life of Mrs. Charlotte Charke, (youngest Daughter of Colley Cibber, Esq;) Containing, I. An Account of her Birth, Education, and mad Pranks committed in her Youth. II. Her coming on the Stage; Success there; and sundry Theatrical Anecdotes. III. Her Marriage to Mr. Charke, and its Consequences. IV. Her Adventures in Mens Cloaths, and being belov'd by a Lady of great Fortune, who intended to marry her. V. Her being Gentleman to a certain Peer. VI. Her commencing Strolling - Player; with various and surprizing Vicissitudes of Fortune, during nine Years Peregrination. VII. Her turning Pastry Cook, &c. in Wales. With several extremely humourous and interesting Occurrences. Written by herself. The Second Edition. Charke , Charlotte
William Reeve (London)
1759 2
2450 A narrative of the life of Mrs. Charlotte Charke, (youngest daughter of Colley Cibber, Esq;) Containing, I. An Account of her Birth, Education, and mad Pranks committed in her Youth. II. Her coming on the Stage; Success there; and sundry Theatrical Anecdotes. III. Her Marriage to Mr. Charks, and its Consequences. IV. Her Adventures in Mens Cloaths, going by the Name of Mr. Brown, and being belov'd by a Lady of great Fortune, who intended to marry her. V. Her being Gentleman to a certain Peer. VI. Her commencing Scrolling - Player; with various and surprizing vicissirudes [sic] of Fortune, during nine Years Peregrination. VII. Her turning Pastry Cook, &c. in Wales. With several extremely humourons [sic] and interesting Occarrences [sic]. Written by herself. The Second Edition. Charke , Charlotte
William Reeve (London)
Edmund Cook (London)
Anne Dodd (London)
1755 2
5601 A narrative of the sufferings of Louise Francoise de Houssay, de Bannes, who served in the army as a volunteer, from 1792, to July 21, 1795; when she was made a prisoner at Quiberon, with her examination at Vannes, from whence she made her escape, the day before that which was appointed for her execution. Translated from the manuscript of the author. de Bannes , Louise Françoise de Houssay
1796
15078 A new biographical dictionary; or, pocket compendium: containing a brief account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons in every age and nation. Jones , Stephen
George, George, and John Robinson (London)
James Wallis [19 Paternoster Row] (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
James Scatcherd (London)
1794
15010 A new biographical dictionary: containing a brief account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons and remarkable characters in every age and nation. By Stephen Jones. Jones , Stephen
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
George, George, and John Robinson (London)
James Wallis [Ivy Lane] (London)
James Scatcherd (London)
1799 The third edition, corrected: with very considerable additions.
15048 A new biographical dictionary: containing a brief account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons and remarkable characters in every age and nation. By Stephen Jones. Jones , Stephen
George, George, and John Robinson (London)
James Wallis [46 Paternoster Row] (London)
James Scatcherd (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
1796 The second edition, corrected: with considerable additions and improvements.
1831 A short account of the experience of Mrs. H. A. Rogers. Written by herself. With a brief extract from her diary. Rogers , Hester Ann
s.n.
1793
13133 A Short Account of the experience of Mrs. H. A. Rogers. Written by herself. With a brief extract from her diary. Rogers , Hester Ann
Robert Napper (Dublin)
1803
3425 A short account of the last sickness and death of the Rev. Mr. Wesley, M.A. late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. Who died on Wednesday morning, March 2, 1791, aged 88. Ritchie , Elizabeth
s.n.
1791
2146 A short account of the life and virtues of the venerable and religious Mother, Mary of the Holy Cross, abbess of the English Poor Clares at Rouen; Who died there in the sweet Odour of Sanctity, March 21, Anno 1735. By A. B. Bedingfield , Anne
s.n.
1767
14870 A true narrative of what pass’d at the examination of the Marquis de Guiscard, at the Cock-Pit, the 8th of March, 1710-11. His stabbing Mr. Harley, and other precedent and subsequent facts, relating to the life of the said Guiscard. Manley , Delarivier
John Morphew (London)
1711 Irish 1st
14869 A true narrative of what pass’d at the examination of the Marquis de Guiscard, at the Cock-Pit, the 8th of March, 1710/11. His stabbing Mr. Harley, and other precedent and subsequent facts, relating to the life of the said Guiscard. Manley , Delarivier
John Morphew (London)
1711
244 A Visit to My Birthplace Bunbury , Selina
1821
449 Absenteeism Owenson , Sydney
Henry Colburn [New Burlington Street] (London)
1825
632 African Lessons: Wolof and English Kilham , Hannah
1823
3454 An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, late of Kachecky in New-England: who, with four of her children, and servant-maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. Setting forth The various remarkable Occurrences, sore Trials, and wonderful Deliverances which befel them after their Departure, to the Time of their Redemption. A new edition. Taken in substance from her own mouth, by Samuel Bownas. Hanson , Elizabeth
1782 new
3457 An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, late of Kachecky in New-England: who, with four of her children, and servant-maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. Setting forth The various remarkable Occurrences, sore Trials, and wonderful Deliverances which befel them after their Departure, to the Time of their Redemption. A new edition. Taken in substance from her own mouth, by Samuel Bownas. Hanson , Elizabeth
1787 New
3384 An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, now or late of Kachecky, in New-England: who, with four of her children and servant-maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. Setting forth the various remarkable occurrences, sore Trials, and wonderful Deliverances which befel them after their Departure, to the Time of their Redemption. Taken in substance from her own mouth, by Samuel Bownas. The second edition. Hanson , Elizabeth
1760 2
3388 An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, now or late of Kachecky; in New-England: who, with four of her children and servant-maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. Setting forth The various remarkable Occurrences, sore Trials, and wonderful Deliverances which befel them after their Departure, to the Time of their Redemption. Taken in substance from her own mouth, by Samuel Bownas. Hanson , Elizabeth
1760
13490 An Account of the experience of Mrs. H. A. Rogers. Written by herself. With a brief extract from her diary. Rogers , Hester Ann
1811