1855 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Elizabeth Ryves

Sarah Josepha Hale, Woman's Record; or, Sketches of all Distinguished Women (1852; 1855) 497.



ELIZA RYVES, an Irish lady, known for her literary abilities. Having lost her property by a lawsuit, she subsisted by the labours of her pen. She wrote the "Hermit of Snowden," a novel; besides some translations from the French, and frequent contributions to the annual registers. She died in London, in 1707.