Governesses and Tutors

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Governesses and Tutors

 

home teachers; instructors of children in noble or bourgeois families. Governesses and tutors were prevalent in 18th- and 19th-century Russia.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
And I was quite right: depend on that: there are a thousand reasons why liaisons between governesses and tutors should never be tolerated a moment in any well-regulated house; firstly--"
Born in September 1533, the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she was brought up by governesses and tutors at Hatfield House from the age of two after her father had her mother beheaded.