Person    | Female  Born 5/12/1830  Died 29/12/1894

Christina Rossetti

Categories: Poetry, Seriously Famous

Poet in the Pre-Raphaelite style. Sister to Dante; family details are given there. Born at 38 Charlotte Street. Engaged three times but never married; at least two of them were rejected due to 'religious differences'. Best known work: "In the bleak mid-winter". Died 30 Torrington Square, Bloomsbury.

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Christina Rossetti

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Christina Rossetti

Here lived and died Christina Georgina Rossetti, poetess. Born 1830 : died 1...

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Walter Scott

Walter Scott

Writer. Born Edinburgh. Extremely popular in his lifetime, worldwide. Novels include: Waverley and Ivanhoe. Poems: Lady of the Lake. Died Abbotsford, south of Edinburgh, his home since 1812. ...

Person, Literature, Poetry, Scotland

2 memorials
Menna Elfyn

Menna Elfyn

Poet and writer in Welsh.

Person, Poetry, Wales

1 memorial
Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Poet & painter. Born 38 Charlotte Street, son of an Italian political refugee and Professor of Italian (with a bit of a thing about Dante). Brother to Christina. Their mother was brother to Dr ...

Person, Art, Poetry

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Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin

Born Coventry. Larkin spent 30 years in the northern port city of Hull working as a university librarian. He shunned the limelight, refusing to appear on television and turning down a request to be...

Person, Poetry

2 memorials
Eva Gore-Booth

Eva Gore-Booth

Poet and dramatist, and a committed suffragist, social worker and labour activist. Born as Eva Selina Laura Gore-Booth in County Sligo, the younger sister of Constance Gore-Booth, who was later kn...

Person, Gender Issues, Poetry, Ireland

1 memorial