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William Roscoe as the foster-father and founder of literature and the arts in Liverpool.

James T. Foard

William Roscoe as the foster-father and founder of literature and the arts in Liverpool.

by James T. Foard

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Published by Lit. and Phil. Society of Liverpool. in Liverpool .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roscoe, William, -- 1753-1831.

  • Edition Notes

    Paper read before the Literary and Philosophical society of Liverpool, 8th October 1906.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18113552M

    Thomas Roscoe (), author and translator, son of the abolitionist and MP for Liverpool William Roscoe () [ Frederic Shoberl (), editor of Ackermann's 'Forget-Me-Not' ] .   William Roscoe: An Inaugural Lecture on Election to the Andrew Geddes and John Rankin Chair of Modern History in the University of Liverpool (Classic Reprint) [Muir, Ramsay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. William Roscoe: An Inaugural Lecture on Election to the Andrew Geddes and John Rankin Chair of Modern History in the University of Liverpool (Classic Author: Ramsay Muir.

    Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource: Contents: Roscoe and the revival of the arts. --Between history and art history: Roscoe's Medici lives / Emanuele Pellegrini --Roscoe's Lorenzo: "restorer of Italian literature" / Corinna Salvadori Lonergan --Roscoe's Italian paintings in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool / Xanthe Brooke --Roscoe as biographer.

    Roscoe joined a banking concern (), was M.P. for Liverpool () and first president of the Liverpool Royal Institution (). Following a bankruptcy in , his library of Italian literature was auctioned, fetching the vast sum of £ TEXT RECORDS: The Life of Lorenzo de' Medici. The Butterfly's Ball, and the. But as Irving recognized, Roscoe was an exceptional person living in extraordinary times. Roscoe began his career as a Liverpool attorney. He was allied by marriage and professional connections to prominent mercantile families in the rising city and in the s and 90s made a .


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William Roscoe as the foster-father and founder of literature and the arts in Liverpool by James T. Foard Download PDF EPUB FB2

William Roscoe (8 March – 30 June ) was an English banker, lawyer, and briefly a Member of is best known as one of England's first abolitionists, and as the author of the poem for children The Butterfly's Ball, and the Grasshopper's his day he was also respected as a historian and art collector, as well as a botanist and miscellaneous writer.

A Roscoe Lecture was given on Tuesday June 21st atat ’s Hall, Liverpool. by Sir Jon Murphy QPM, Merseyside Chief Constable, who reflected on his 40 year career in policing: “Leading A Force For Good Through Stormy Waters” Induring the last decade of William Roscoe’s life, Robert Peel, the father of modern policing, became Home Secretary.

William Roscoe. 'The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast', Gentleman's Magazine, Available online, or as a free ebook from Project Gutenberg. William Roscoe, On the Vicissitudes of Literature, Science and Arts, and Their Influence on the Present State of Society, Liverpool Available online.

He did other work in Liverpool, where he eventually made his home, including the design for the building of the Royal Liverpool Institution ina centre for ‘the promotion of literature, science and the arts’ founded by William Roscoe and others. William Roscoe was born March 8,in Liverpool.

In he became an attorney and during his long life proved a great supporter of the city and its arts. Of the several volumes of poetry that he published, some on the slavery trade, others on Liverpool and its environs, only one poem, The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast.

On the Origin and Vicissitudes of Literature, Science and Art: And Their Influence on the Present State of Society. A Discourse, Delivered on the Opening of the Liverpool Royal Institution, 25th November, Author: William Roscoe: Publisher: Harris and Company and sold by Cadell and Davis, London., Original from: Oxford University.

The main source for the Roscoe family tree is a privately printed volume, Roscoeana subtitled Being some account of the kinsfolk of William Roscoe of Liverpool and Jane (née Griffies) his wife ().The author was Frederick Warburton Dunston (), a lawyer who was the son of the Rev.

Thomas Dunston and his wife Emma Roscoe, and thus one of William and Jane Roscoe’s great- grandchildren. Tag: William Roscoe. Aug scastaff. Natural history in the LRI Library. J scastaff. The Liverpool Royal Institution Library. Decem scastaff. Exhibition: Knowledge is Power. Search for: Topics. Roscoe's University: Liverpool Royal Institution An exhibition in co-operation with the University's School of the Arts, and School of Histories, Languages, and Cultures to mark the bi-centenary of the Liverpool Royal Institution and William Roscoe's opening address at its Colquitt St building on 25 November   A giant panel listing some of Liverpool's literary greats is planned for the exterior of the city's library.

Liverpool's Central Library on William Brown Street is currently undergoing a £50m redevelopment. The rear of the building will feature a panel called Literary Liverpool showcasing local. 22 Feb. Jane, da. of William Griffies, linen draper, of Liverpool, 7s. 2da. Offices Held. Biography.

Roscoe was an outstanding example of the self-made scholar and publicist. Bred to his father’s market garden, he contrived to break away from it, becoming in turn a bookseller’s assistant and an attorney in partnership with Aspinall.

Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since ‘Mr Roscoe’s Garden is a key outcome of The Fragrant Liverpool project. Conceived by Jyll Bradley, this is a unique international art project exploring the stories, rites and exchanges that occur when a flower is cut and placed in the human hand.

Eighteenth-Century Life () On 4 June Liverpool won the nomination to be European Capital of Culture in In this essay, I focus on the role of William Roscoe (– The Life by his son Henry Roscoe (2 vols., London, ) contains full details of Roscoe's career, and there are references to him in the Autobiographical Sketches of De Quincey, and in Washington Irving's Sketch Book.

Roscoe and his wife had seven sons and three daughters, including William Stanley Roscoe (–), a poet, Thomas Roscoe. This major 18th-century history of the Life of Lorenzo de’ Medici won British historian William Roscoe immediate praise.

“The idea of writing the Life of Lorenzo, his principal work, had occurred to Roscoe at an early age, and in his friend William Clarke consulted on his behalf many of the manuscripts and books in the libraries of.

William Roscoe, in a letter to a friend, alludes to the drawing here reproduced, and says, " I was born on the 8th day of Marchat the Old Bowling-Green House on Mount Pleasant, one of the oldest houses yet standing in Liverpool, and of which an excellent drawing by that rising artist, Austin, is engraved.".

FAMOUS AND NOTABLE ROSCOES By John Guittard Janu at 1. WILLIAM ROSCOE () OF LIVERPOOL was an historian, banker, lawyer, art collector, botanist, abolitionist, and poet of Liverpool, Lancashire, England. William Roscoe of Liverpool – George Chandler B. Batsford, 1st edition The life and poetry of William Roscoe, well illustrated.

A limited deluxe binding of copies by Zaehnsdorf Limited. Hardback – cloth with gilt Read more ›. "Roscoe circle (act. s–s)" published on by Oxford University Press. William Roscoe became Chairman of the General Committee inand the first President of the Institution in He delivered the inaugural address at the official opening, 25 November The objective of the Royal Institution, as stated at the 31 March meeting, was to be a society "for promoting the increase and diffusion of.

William Roscoe (8 March – 30 June ), was an English historian and miscellaneous writer. He was born in Liverpool, where his father, a market gardener, kept a public house called the Bowling Green at Mount Pleasant. Roscoe left school at the age of twelve, having learned all that his schoolmaster could teach.Carey stayed in Liverpool in with William Roscoe, producing this critical work on Thomas Stothard's Chaucer illustration, and meeting Robert Cromek through Roscoe.

The book was dedicated to John Leigh Philips. It is reprinted, with annotations by Maria McGarrity, as Appendix 2 in Chaucer Illustrated ().Looking for books by William Roscoe?

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