William’s life and times

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Leisure & luxury

People

  • Associates & partners
  • Family members: May 30, 2018 / 1783. | See also: Facts of life; Sisters; Uncles, aunts and cousins; Valentia v. Valentia; William as lay patron; William’s wills; Wills of other people.
  • Servants | See also: William’s wills; Wills of other people.

Places

  • Devon: June 1, 2018 / 1811. | See also: William as lay patron; William’s wills.
  • France: | See also: both ‘Marie Courtenay’ and the new Afterword.
  • Ireland: | See also: William as lay patron.
  • London
  • New York: June 1, 2018 / 1814.

Scandals & reputation:

  • 1784 scandal: | See also: Scandal of 1784: texts from the time.
  • 1811 scandal: June 1, 2018 / 1811.
  • Reputation: | See also: William in the words of others, 1 & 2.

Status

  • Estates & wills: | See also: ‘Marie Courtenay’; William’s wills; Wills of other people.
  • Patronage: | See also: William as lay patron.
  • Rank & titles

Image

William Blake: Albion Rose, 1793. Wikimedia Commons