Entries tagged 'Coxwold'

Julia Monkman 1931 – 2015

Julia Monkman was in at the start of the Laurence Sterne Trust. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan Starink, 12 June 1927 – 18 June 2014

The Laurence Sterne Trust records with great regret the death of Jan Starink who, with his wife Gertrude, translated The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman into Dutch. This is an edited version of the address given by W.G. … Read the rest of this entry »

Key dates in Laurence Sterne’s Life

1595/6: birth of Richard Sterne (d.18 June 1683) who was elected Archbishop of York on 28 April 1664, having been Master of Jesus College, Cambridge (7 March 1634 – ejected March 1644; reinstated 1660). He established the finances of the … Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 16 March 1760

The offer of an Organ for Coxwold church. Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 23 March 1760

Sterne is nominated to the living of Coxwold. Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 20 September 1761

…a Scotch Ox which is to be Roasted Whole Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – 16 May 1762

…Sterne gives him a good Character Read the rest of this entry »