1782 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Frances Brooke

Isaac Reed, in Biographia Dramatica; or, A Companion to the Playhouse (1782) 1:47.



FRANCES BROOKE. This lady, whose maiden name was Moore, is the daughter and wife of clergymen, and a lady of first-rate abilities. She has written and published some admirable novels, and one play, which was never acted, entitled

Virginia. Trag. 8vo. 1756.