1853 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Elizabeth Pennington

Frederic Rowton, in Female Poets of Great Britain (1853) 137.



Mrs. Pennington (1734-1759) was the author of a poem called The Copper Farthing, an imitation of The Splendid Shilling, and some miscellaneous verses, one of which productions [Ode to Morning] is subjoined. She died in 1759, aged 25.