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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Browning, Robert (1812–1889), poet

Clyde de L. Ryals.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 13476 words.

Browning, Robert (1812–1889), poet, was born on 7 May 1812 in Camberwell, London, the first of the two children of Robert Browning (1782–1866) and his wife, Sarah Anna, née Wiedemann...

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Bethune, John (1812–1839), poet

Douglas Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 444 words.

Bethune, John (1812–1839), poet, was born at Upper Rankeillor, in the parish of Monimail, Fife, the second son of Alexander Bethune (d. 1838), agricultural day labourer, and his wife,...

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Mackay, Charles (1812–1889), poet and writer

Angus Calder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 2323 words.

Mackay, Charles (1812–1889), poet and writer, was born in Perth, Scotland, on 26 March 1812 (though he always gave his birth date as 27 March 1814), the son of George Mackay, a bandmaster...

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Cook, Eliza (1812–1889), poet and journalist

Solveig C. Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Journalism. 1461 words.

Cook, Eliza (1812–1889), poet and journalist, was born on 24 December 1812 in London Road, Southwark, the youngest of eleven children of Joseph Cook, a tinman and brazier. Her poem 'The...

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Jerningham, Edward (1737–1812), poet and playwright

Jules Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1769 words.

Jerningham, Edward (1737–1812), poet and playwright, was born at Costessey Hall, Norfolk, the third and youngest son of Sir George Jerningham, fifth baronet (1680–1774), and his wife, Mary (null...

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Delap, John (1724/5–1812), poet and playwright

Gail Baylis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1475 words.

Delap, John (1724/5–1812), poet and playwright, was born at Spilsby, Lincolnshire, one of the four children (two sons and two daughters) of John Delap (d. 1756), gentleman, of Gainsborough,...

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Browne [married name Gray], Mary Anne (1812–1845), poet

Virginia H. Blain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 655 words.

Browne [married name Gray], Mary Anne (1812–1845), poet, was born near Maidenhead, Berkshire, on 24 September 1812, the eldest of the three children of a descendant of Sir Anthony Browne, a...

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Hawkshaw [née Jackson], Ann, Lady Hawkshaw (1812–1885), poet

Debbie Bark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1151 words.

Hawkshaw [née Jackson], Ann, Lady Hawkshaw (1812–1885), poet, was born at Green Hammerton, north Yorkshire, on 14 October 1812, the third child of the Revd James Jackson (1776–1849),...

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Barlow, Joel (1754–1812), poet and diplomatist

Michael T. Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1157 words.

Barlow, Joel (1754–1812), poet and diplomatist, was born on 24 March 1754 at Redding, Connecticut, the fourth child of Samuel Barlow, farmer, and his second wife, Esther Hull. For several...

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Duncombe [née Highmore], Susanna (1725–1812), artist and poet

Shannon R. McBriar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art. 1455 words.

Duncombe [née Highmore], Susanna (1725–1812), artist and poet, was born on 5 December 1725 at the Two Lions, 24 Holborn Row, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, the second child of Joseph...

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Sandbach [née Roscoe], Margaret (1812–1852), poet and novelist

Virginia H. Blain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 391 words.

Sandbach [née Roscoe], Margaret (1812–1852), poet and novelist, was born in Liverpool on 28 April 1812, the granddaughter of William Roscoe (1753–1831), the historian, and the daughter of...

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Lynch [née Foulks], Theodora Elizabeth (1812–1885), poet and novelist

Thomas W. Krise.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 476 words.

Lynch [née Foulks], Theodora Elizabeth (1812–1885), poet and novelist, was born at Dale Park, Sussex, the daughter of Arthur Foulks and his wife, Mary Ann McKenzie. Her father, of Redland...

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Linton, William James (1812–1897), wood-engraver, polemicist, and poet

John Murdoch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Prints and Printmaking. 2839 words.

Linton, William James (1812–1897), wood-engraver, polemicist, and poet, was born on 7 December 1812 in Ireland's Row at Mile End in London, probably the second among four children of...

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Ellis, Robert [pseud. Cynddelw] (1812–1875), Baptist minister and poet

R. M. J. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 442 words.

Ellis, Robert [pseud. Cynddelw] (1812–1875), Baptist minister and poet, was born on 3 February 1812 in Ty'n-y-meini, near Pen-y-bont-fawr, Montgomeryshire, the son of Robert Ellis...

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Lucas, Robert (1747/8–1812), Church of England clergyman and poet

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 342 words.

Lucas, Robert (1747/8–1812), Church of England clergyman and poet, was born in Northampton and was educated at the free grammar school there. He was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge,...

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Macintyre, Duncan Bàn [Donnchadh Bàn Mac an t-Saoir] (1723?–1812), poet

Derick S. Thomson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1045 words.

Macintyre, Duncan Bàn [Donnchadh Bàn Mac an t-Saoir] (1723?–1812), poet, was born in Druim Liaghart, on the southern shore of Loch Tulla, Argyllshire; he was probably the Duncan Macintyre,...

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Skeffington, John Skeffington Foster, tenth Viscount Massereene and third Viscount Ferrard (1812–1863), poet

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 7 words.

See Skeffington, Clotworthy, second earl of Massereene

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Dramatic

Adam Roberts.

in Landor's Cleanness

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 5594 words.

This chapter covers Landor’s career as a writer of theatrical drama, looking in detail at two of his plays: Andrea of Hungary (1839) and Count ...

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Lake Poets

Julian North.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 3637 words.

Lake Poets (act. c.1797–1840) is a term, appearing in print in 1812 (Edinburgh Review, 19, Feb 1812, 373), which referred to the group of writers now recognized as among the...

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Campbell, Thomas (1777–1844), poet

Geoffrey Carnall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 3202 words.

Campbell, Thomas (1777–1844), poet, was born in High Street, Glasgow, on 27 July 1777, the youngest child of Alexander Campbell (1710–1801) and Margaret, née Campbell (1736–1812).

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