Coventry Padmore

From Writers Who Lived in or Near Rye

The quotations here have been culled from Iain Finlayson’s excellent book Writers in Romney Marsh (London: Severn House 1986). The book’s chapters include Henry James at Lamb House, E.F. Benson at Lamb House, Radclyffe Hall in Rye, Conrad Aiken at Jeake’s House, as well as Joseph Conrad in Kent and Ford Madox Hueffer in Kent … read more …

First posted in Literary and Artistic Rye, Said About Rye on 7th July 2010
Last updated: 24th March 2013
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Voices from the Past 1698 -1900

Voices from the Past 1698 -1900

17th and 18th centuries: Years of Depression (Original spelling and punctuation) 1607 Camden, Britannica Antiqua This level tract has by the bounty of the sea been by degrees added to the land, so that I may not without reason call it ‘the Gift of the Sea.’ 1698 Celia Fiennes, Through England on a Side Saddle … read more …

First posted in Rye Town History, Said About Rye on 15th August 2009
Last updated: 23rd May 2013
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