1853 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Mary Leapor

Frederic Rowton, in Female Poets of Great Britain (1853) 132.



Mary Leapor, was the daughter of the gardener of Judge Blencowe, of Marston St. Lawrence, in Northamptonshire; and it is said that she was herself in service. Her writings, of which two volumes have appeared, display considerable genius.