Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British novelist, author, and illustrator.
Found in 108 Collections and/or Records:
Mr. Piozzi is ill "with Agony like a Woman in Labour." Mrs. Piozzi asks Thackeray to come to make sure "there is no Danger." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Discusses household illnesses and treatments.
Mrs. Piozzi's tongue is swollen and discolored after eating a China Orange. She begs Dr. Thackeray's advice. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Mr. Piozzi thinks he may have gout. Mrs. Piozzi hopes it is "nothing at all." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Petronilla (i.e., Maria Stella Petronilla Chiappini?) is ill and Piozzi requests Thackeray's medical advice. People mentioned: Petronilla and "the Boys."
Mr. Piozzi's gout alarms him and Mrs. Piozzi wonders what she should do. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Piozzi asks Thackeray not to forget his promise to visit. She writes that if he does, "Mr. Piozzi promises to walk to the Dining Parlour to meet" him. It will be Mr. Piozzi's "first Attempt for 14 Weeks." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Sent from Streatham Park. Piozzi discusses her return from a journey and the state of affairs at home. People mentioned: the princess and her husband, the king and queen, Mrs. Piozzi’s daughters, Mr. Lloyd of Wygfair, Mrs. Siddons and her baby, Mr. Chappelow, one of Dr. Thackeray’s brothers, Mr. Mostyn, Hamilton, Mrs. Heaton, Miss Ashbourne, Mr. Moore, and Mr. Piozzi.
Discusses a trip to the opera and dinner at Llannerch, and current affairs, including the current war. People mentioned: Lady Abermarle, Eliza Martin, Mrs. Leo, Hillisberg, Duchess of Rutland, Captain Molloy, Mrs. Siddons, Mrs. Hamilton, Lady Louisa Gordon, the Duchess of Bedford, Mr. Sheridan, Thackeray’s brother, Mrs. Heaton, Mr. Moore, Mrs. Crespigny (?), Mr. Mostyn, Cecilia, and Mr. Piozzi.
Discusses possible remedies for Mrs. Piozzi’s ailment. People mentioned: Cecilia, Miss Heaton, Mrs. Heaton, W. Mead, Peane the Poulterer, Lady Owen, Mr. Chappelow, ‘our’ Bishop, Bennett Williams, Sir Edward Lloyd, a captain, Mrs. Leo, Sir Frederick Eden, Princess, Mr. Miles, Prince, Mr. and Mrs. Mostyn, Mrs. Myddelton, and Mr. and Mrs. Moore.
Discusses her daughter’s safe return, marriage and inheritance arrangements, and Dr. Thackeray’s retirement. People mentioned: Mrs. Piozzi’s daughter, Mr. Thrale, Mr. Thrale’s daughter, Lord Chancellor, Mr. Mostyn, Cecilia, Mrs. Mostyn, Mr. Piozzi, Miss Heaton, the prince, the Stadtholder.
Tells the story of a young noble lady who ran away from home to work at an ale house. People mentioned: the Prince of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of York.
Discusses Mr. Piozzi, gout, and Dr. Thackeray's recovery. Piozzi invites Dr. Thackeray to visit in October. People mentioned: Mr. and Mrs. Mostyn, Mrs. Piozzi’s three daughters, and Mr. Piozzi.
Discusses Sir Roger Mostyn's death and Mr. Piozzi's gout. Piozzi also discuss the situation in Europe, particularly mentioning Italy and Portugal. People mentioned: Sir Roger Mostyn, Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, and the Queen of Portugal.
Undated; November 1796 surmised from continued discussion of Dr. Thackeray's (?) illness. Mr. and Mrs. Piozzi send their condolences and a book to a sick friend. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mrs. Piozzi, and a friend.
Discusses hopes that Dr. Thackeray is better and urges him to read Johnson'sLife of Mr. Richard Savage. People mentioned: Lady Macclesfield, Colonel Brett, Mr. Seward, Dr. Johnson, Shakespeare, Mrs. Heaton, and Mr. Piozzi.
Wishes Dr. Thackeray a speedy recovery from his illness. People mentioned: Mr. Moore and Mr. Piozzi.
Discusses Dr. Thackeray's ill health and his good deeds. People mentioned: Jane Shore.
Piozzi worries about Cecilia Mostyn's illness and asks Dr. Thackeray to calm her fears. Piozzi wonders at the cause of the sickness and asks Dr. Thackeray how he managed to bleed Cecilia Mostyn. People mentioned: Cecilia Mostyn, Dr. Thackeray, and Mr. Moore.
Discusses the improvement of Mrs. Mostyn's health and current fashions. Piozzi also discusses the war, mentioning French losses and the political situation of the British Isles. People mentioned: Mrs. Mostyn, Mr. Piozzi, Irishman, Frenchmen, the Opposition, and the Ministers.