biographical name Hester Lynch 1741-1821 Mrs. Thrale English writer

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  • Piozzi — /pee ot see/; It. /pyawt tsee/, n. Hester Lynch. See Thrale, Hester Lynch. * * * …   Universalium

  • Piozzi — Pi•oz•zi [[t]piˈɒt si[/t]] n. big Hester Lynch Thrale, Hester Lynch …   From formal English to slang

  • Piozzi — /pee ot see/; It. /pyawt tsee/, n. Hester Lynch. See Thrale, Hester Lynch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Piozzi, Hester Lynch — ▪ English writer née  Salusbury , also called (1763–84)  Harriet Lynch Thrale , byname  Mrs. Thrale  born Jan. 27, 1740, Bodvel, Carnarvonshire, Wales died May 2, 1821, Clifton, Bristol, Eng.  English writer and friend of Samuel Johnson (Johnson …   Universalium

  • Piozzi, Hester Lynch (Salusbury) — (1741 1821)    Miscellaneous writer, m. Henry Thrale, a wealthy brewer, and, after his death, Gabriel Piozzi, an Italian musician. Her chief distinction is her friendship with Dr. Johnson, who was for a time almost domesticated with the Thrales.… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Piozzi,Hester Lynch — Pioz·zi (pyôtʹsē), Hester Lynch. Known as “Mrs. Thrale.” (thrāl) 1741 1821. British writer whose books Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson (1786) and Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson (1788) recount her friendship with the famed… …   Universalium

  • PIOZZI, HESTER —    a female friend of Johnson under the name of Mrs. Thrale, after her first husband, a brewer in Southwark, whose home for her sake was the rendezvous of all the literary celebrities of the period; married afterwards, to Johnson s disgust, an… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • John Salusbury Piozzi Salusbury — Sir John Salusbury Piozzi Salusbury GCH (September 9 1793 18 December 1858) was a British civil servant and, briefly, a military officer during the Battle of Waterloo. He was named after his adopted grandfather, Sir John Salusbury.Early lifeJohn… …   Wikipedia

  • Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson — The Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson or the Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. During the Last Twenty Years of His Life by Hester Thrale, also known as Hester Lynch Piozzi, was first published 26 March 1786. It was based on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Brynbella — is a neoclassical villa built near the village of Tremeirchion in Denbighshire, northeast Wales, by Hester Piozzi and her husband, Gabriel Piozzi. It was the seat of the Salusbury Family from 1794 until 1920. The name is part Welsh and part… …   Wikipedia

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