Hannah More circle

Compiler Anne Blandford was the sister of Elizabeth Blandford Brickenden; both were members of a Bristol-based coterie centred around Hannah More. Others members of this group, which seems to have been active in the 1760s and early 1770s, include William Steele, Miss Hammond, Honour Mary Blandford, Dr. John Langhorne, Anne Steele. See Nicholas D. Smith, The Literary Manuscripts and Letters of Hannah More (Ashgate, 2008).

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