1901 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Emily Taylor

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 3:889.



EMILY TAYLOR (dau. of Samuel Taylor of Banham, Norfolk, and sister of Edgar Taylor of The Temple, London, solicitor and author 1793-1839). b. 1795; author of Tales of the Saxons 1832; England and its people 1839, 7 ed. 1866; Chronicles of an old English oak, or sketches of English life and history 1860; The Knewets, a tale of the time of Henry viii, 2 ed. 1862; Memories of some contemporary poets, with selections from their writings 1868, and other books; wrote many hymns. d. 21 Taviton st. Gordon sq. London 11 March 1872. Julian's Dict. of hymnology (1892) 1117.