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When sorrows come, they come not single spies

Warren Oakley

in Thomas 'Jupiter' Harris: Spinning dark intrigue at Covent Garden theatre, 1767-1820

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129123
eISBN:
9781526139009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129123.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter recounts the destruction of Covent Garden theatre by fire in 1808. In piecing together this event, it explores Harris’s potential complicity in the fire; his attempts to finance the ... More


The Patriots’ Prophetess 1736–1741

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although Sarah had declared several times earlier that she would be nearing her death because of her old age, disputes that came about with her grandchildren seemed to have persisted. Because nothing ... More


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