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Adams, Sarah Flower (1805-1848), poet

Virginia Blain

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/129

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Adams, Sarah Flower (1805-1848), poet, was born on 22 February 1805 at Great Harlow, Essex, the daughter of Benjamin Flower (1755-1829), nonconformist editor of the radical Cambridge Intelligencer, and Eliza Gould (1770-1810), a Devon schoolteacher. Her father was famous for going to prison in defence of his right to freedom ...

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