Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Person Female Born 1806 Died 1861
Elizabeth Barrett married Robert Browning in the St Marylebone Church facing York Gate in Euston Road, on 12 September 1846. Keen participant in spiritual seances, taking Robert with her, but he was less convinced. Died at home in Florence, Italy.
'How do I love thee? Let me count the ways' is one of hers. Edgar Allan Poe greatly admired her work and was inspired by the form of her 'Lady Geraldine's Courtship' to write 'The Raven'.