1782 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Elizabeth Pennington

Isaac Reed, in Dodsley's Collection of Poems (1782) 5:335n.



Daughter of the Rev. Mr. Pennington, rector of Huntingdon. This young lady died in the year 1759, aged 25. She wrote a Parody on Philips's Splendid Shilling, printed in Dilly's Repository, vol. 1. and is celebrated by Mr. Duncombe in the Feminead.