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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Janine Barchas Modern readers of Jane Austen have been reluctant to acknowledge that Sense and Sensibility (1811) rewards, and perhaps even demands, detailed knowledge of one of England's most notorious families in Austen's time, namely the Dashwoods of West Wycombe Park. The best-known member...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 155–182.
Published: 01 January 2015
... grandees, and, though 160   Eighteenth-Century Life they maintained a house in Dublin, they made their town house in George Street, Hanover Square, and the High Wycombe estate in Buckingham- shire that they purchased in 1700, the focus of their lives.23 With their English lands (which included...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2014
... spon- sor, the Society of Dilettanti, happened to be aching for a public-relations makeover. The dilettanti shared many purposes and members with a liber- tine fraternity known variously as the Hell-Fire Club, as the Medmenham Monks, after the rented meetinghouse near West Wycombe, Buckingham...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Paul’s, Hammersmith. Embalming Practices in Eighteenth-Century England    7 9 The ceremonial at the heart burial included grenadiers, flute players, bas- soon players, and fifers. Whitehead’s urn was borne by six soldiers and placed on a pedestal in the Dashwood mausoleum in West Wycombe...