MARGARET HODSON (eld. dau. of Allen Holford of Davenham, by Margaret Wrench of Chester, authoress). b. 1778; author of Wallace or the fight of Falkirk, a romance 1809, 2 ed. 1810; Poems 1811; Margaret of Anjou 1816; Warbeck of Wofstein 1820. (m. 16 Oct. 1820 Septimus Hodson, rector of Thrapston, Northamptonshire d. 12 Dec. 1833); a friend of Southey, Coleridge and Landor; also published The lives of Vasco Nunez de Balboa and Francisco Pizarro from the Spanish of Don Manuel Joseph Quintana 1832. d. Sharrow cottage, Dawlish, Devon 11 Sep. 1852. N. & Q. 2 S. i. 113, 4 S. ix 534, x 94, xi 411.