Anna Seward

Anna Seward[3] (12 December 1742[notes 1][4][5][notes 2]  25 March 1809) was an English Romantic poet, often called the Swan of Lichfield. She benefited from her father's progressive views on female education.

Anna Seward
Seward by Tilly Kettle, 1762
Born12 December 1742[1]
Died25 March 1809(1809-03-25) (aged 66)
Resting placeLichfield Cathedral
Occupation(s)Writer, botanist
Notable workLouisa (1784)
RelativesSarah ("Sally") (sister)[1]
Anna Seward, engraving 1799

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