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The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Allan, Peter John (1825–1848), poet

Charles Brayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 300 words.

Allan, Peter John (1825–1848), poet, was born at York on 6 June 1825, the third son of Dr Colin Allan and Jane Gibbon. His father became the chief medical officer of Halifax, Nova Scotia,...

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Adams, Sarah Flower (1805–1848), 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). 881 words.

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...

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Dolben, Digby Augustus Stewart Mackworth (1848–1867), poet

Robert Bernard Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 638 words.

Dolben, Digby Augustus Stewart Mackworth (1848–1867), poet, was born on 8 February 1848 in Guernsey, the youngest in the family of one daughter and three sons of William Harcourt Isham...

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Cristall, Ann Batten (bap. 1769, d. 1848), poet

Richard Greene.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 916 words.

Cristall, Ann Batten (bap. 1769, d. 1848), poet, was born in Penzance and baptized there on 7 December 1769, the elder daughter and second of the four children of Alexander Cristall...

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Pennie, John Fitzgerald (1782–1848), playwright and poet

Bertha Porter.

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). 529 words.

Pennie, John Fitzgerald (1782–1848), playwright and poet, was born on 25 March 1782 at the vicarage, East Lulworth, Dorset, the son of Robert Pennie and his wife Hannah, née Gould. In the...

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Smith, John [Iain Mac a' Ghobhainn, Iain Phàdraig] (1848–1880), 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). 623 words.

Smith, John [Iain Mac a' Ghobhainn, Iain Phàdraig] (1848–1880), poet, was born in Iarsiadar, Uig, on the island of Lewis, the son of Janet (or Joan) MacDonald, a general servant from...

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Armstrong, Thomas [Tommy] (1848–1920), pitman and poet

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 592 words.

Armstrong, Thomas [Tommy] (1848–1920), pitman and poet, was born on 15 August 1848 in Wood Street, Shotley Bridge, co. Durham, the son of Timothy Armstrong, labourer, and his wife, Mary, néenull...

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Thom, William (1798?–1848), poet and weaver

Stephen Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 695 words.

Thom, William (1798?–1848), poet and weaver, was born in Aberdeen, probably on 12 March 1798. He hardly knew his father, who may have been a merchant or an architect. Run over by a...

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Tennant, William (1784–1848), scholar of oriental languages and poet

T. W. Bayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 1062 words.

Tennant, William (1784–1848), scholar of oriental languages and poet, son of Alexander Tennant, merchant and farmer, and Anna Watson, was born in Anstruther, Fife, on 16 May 1784. He lost...

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Parnell, Fanny Isabel (1848–1882), Irish nationalist and poet

Mary Helen Thuente.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 736 words.

Parnell, Fanny Isabel (1848–1882), Irish nationalist and poet, was born on 4 September 1848 at Avondale, co. Wicklow, the eighth child and fourth daughter of John Henry Parnell (1811–1859)...

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Jones, William Ellis [pseud. Gwilym Cawrdaf] (1795–1848), Welsh-language poet

D. L. Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 519 words.

Jones, William Ellis [pseud. Gwilym Cawrdaf] (1795–1848), Welsh-language poet, born on 9 October 1795 at Tyddyn Siôn in the parish of Aber-erch, Caernarvonshire, was the second son of Ellis...

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Brontë, Emily Jane [pseud. Ellis Bell] (1818–1848), novelist and poet

Juliet Barker.

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). 4804 words.

Brontë, Emily Jane [pseud. Ellis Bell] (1818–1848), novelist and poet, was born on 30 July 1818 at the parsonage in Market Street, Thornton, near Bradford, the fifth of the six children of...

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Bradley, Katharine Harris (1846–1914), 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). 1389 words.

Bradley, Katharine Harris (1846–1914), poet, collaborated with her niece Edith Emma Cooper (1862–1913) to publish verse under the pseudonym Michael Field. The aunt was born in Birmingham on...

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O'Shaughnessy, Arthur William Edgar (1844–1881), poet

Richard Garnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 742 words.

O'Shaughnessy, Arthur William Edgar (1844–1881), poet, was born at 46 Pembroke Square, London, on 14 March 1844, the son of Oscar William O'Shaughnessy, a painter of animal pictures who...

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Cornford [née Darwin], Frances Crofts (1886–1960), poet

Geoffrey Keynes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 937 words.

Cornford [née Darwin], Frances Crofts (1886–1960), poet, was born in Cambridge on 30 March 1886, the only child of Sir Francis Darwin (1848–1925) and his second wife, Ellen Wordsworth...

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Hooper, Ellen Sturgis

Barbara D. Wojtusik.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1272 words.

Hooper, Ellen Sturgis (17 February 1812–03 November 1848), poet, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of William Sturgis, a prosperous ship owner, and Elizabeth Marston Davis,...

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Preston, Margaret Junkin

L. Moody Simms.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1322 words.

Preston, Margaret Junkin (19 May 1820–28 March 1897), poet and writer, was born in Milton, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Rev. George Junkin and Julia Rush Miller. A Presbyterian minister,...

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Bloede, Gertrude

Ann Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 718 words.

Bloede, Gertrude (10 August 1845–14 August 1905), poet, was born in Dresden, Germany, the daughter of Dr. Gustavus Bloede, a German Liberal, and Marie Jungnitz, an author of poems in...

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Mayo, Sarah Carter Edgarton

Jeanne M. Malloy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1260 words.

Mayo, Sarah Carter Edgarton (17 March 1819–09 July 1848), author and poet, was born in Shirley, Massachusetts, the daughter of Joseph Edgarton, a manufacturer, and his second wife,...

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Carnegie, James, sixth earl of Southesk (1827–1905), poet and antiquary

Catherine Kerrigan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 713 words.

Carnegie, James, sixth earl of Southesk (1827–1905), poet and antiquary, was born at Edinburgh on 16 November 1827, the eldest son of the three sons and two daughters of Sir James Carnegie...

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