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Seward, Anna [called the Swan of Lichfield]

Sylvia Bowerbank

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/25135

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Seward, Anna [called the Swan of Lichfield] (1742–1809), poet and correspondent, was born on 12 December 1742 in Eyam, Derbyshire, the first of two surviving children of Thomas Seward (1708–1790), rector of Eyam, Derbyshire, later canon residentiary of Lichfield, Staffordshire, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Literature ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers) ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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