1827 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Frances Brooke

Alexander Dyce, in Specimens of British Poetesses, selected and chronologically arranged (1827) 212.



FRANCES BROOKE, born ... died 1789, was the daughter of a clergyman named Moore, and wife of the Rev. J Brooke.

Except her sweet and simple afterpiece Rosina, the various works of this ingenious lady, novels, plays, pastorals, &c. are now forgotten.