1808 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Clara Reeve

Samuel Egerton Brydges, Obituary in Censura Literaria 6 (1808) 432.



Dec. 3. At Ipswich, at an advanced age, Mrs. Clara Reeve. She was the eldest daughter of the Rev. John Reeve, A.M. many years minister of St. Nicholas, in that town, and sister to the late Vice-Admiral Reeve. In 1777 she published The Old English Baron, a romance of considerable repute; and several other works since that time.