Lady Anne Blunt, Part 1


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Anne was the daughter of Ada Lovelace (and the granddaughter of Lord Byron). While she was born into England’s aristocracy in the 19th century, her work breeding horses is what gives her life historical significance.

Holly's Research:

  • Winstone, H.V.F. “Lady Anne Blunt: A Biography.” Barzan Publishing. London. 2003.
  • The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. “Wilfrid Scawen Blunt.” Encyclopædia Britannica. December 21, 2006. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Wilfrid-Scawen-Blunt
  • “The Lady Blunt.” Stradivarius.org. Nov. 11, 2016. http://www.stradivarius.org/lady-blunt/
  • Smithfield, Brad. “The life and times of Lady Anne Blunt, 19th century famous horse breeder, creator of the Crabbet Arabian Stud.” The Vintage News. Oct. 15, 2016. https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/15/the-life-and-times-of-lady-anne-blunt-19th-century-famous-horse-breeder-creator-of-the-crabbet-arabian-stud/
  • “The Horse From Arabia to Royal Ascot.” The British Museum. 2012. http://www.britishmuseum.org/pdf/Horse_Schools_KS12.pdf
  • Osborn, Carlyn. “Cartography through Exploration: Lady Anne Blunt in Northern Arabia.” Library of Congress. March 31, 2016. https://blogs.loc.gov/maps/2016/03/lady-anne-blunt/

Topics in this Podcast: Lady Anne Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, biographies, women, 19th century, ada lovelace, Lord Byron, horses