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    Allingham, William (male) 03/19/1824 - 11/18/1889 Irish

    Poet, diarist, and editor; customs clerk; editor of Fraser's Magazine 1874-9; wrote Poems (1850), Peace and War, an ode (1854), many other works of poetry and songs. See Boase IV: 97-8, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Arnold, Matthew (male) 12/24/1822 - 04/15/1888 English Balliol College, Oxford

    Famous poet and critic; wrote volumes of poems in 1853, 1854; Essays in Criticism (1867), many other works. See Boase IV: 171-2, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Austin, Sarah (Taylor) (female) 04/01/1793 - 08/08/1867 English

    Translator of works from German; worked for several periodicals; translated Ranke's History of the Popes of Rome; wrote Germany from 1760 to 1814 (1854). See Boase I: 190, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Banks, Percival Weldon (male) 1806 - 08/13/1850 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Barrister; wrote under the pseudonym "Morgan Rattler" for Fraser's Magazine and other periodicals; editor of Carlton Chronicle.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Barham, Richard Harris (male) 12/06/1788 - 06/17/1845 English Brasenose College, Oxford

    Writer and cleric; contributed to John Bull, the Globe and Traveller, the Literary Gazette, and Blackwood's; advisor to Richard Bentley; wrote Ingolsdby Legends. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bayley, Frederick William Naylor (male) 1808 - 12/01/1852 Irish

    Literary, drama, and music critic for Morning Post; started National Omnibus; edited the Illustrated London News; wrote popular songs, wrote Four Years Residence in the West Indies (1830). See Boase I: 199-200, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bayly, Nathaniel Thomas Haynes (male) 10/13/1797 - 04/22/1839 English Oriel College, Oxford

    Poet and playwright; first novel The Aylmers (1827) satirized friends in Bath; wrote farces for Olympic and other theaters; wrote many songs. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bode, Rev. John Ernest (male) 1816 - 10/06/1874 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Cleric, poet, and scholar; Rector of Westwell Oxon., Castle Camps, Cambridge; wrote Ballads from Herodotus (1853), Short occasional poems (1858), other works. See Boase I: 323, ODNB.

    Bowring, Sir John (male) 10/17/1792 - 11/23/1872 English

    Editor of Westminster Review, M.P., sent on diplomatic and commercial missions. Considered a great linguist. Published volumes of translated poems, travel books, tales and sketches. See Boase I: 362, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bristed, Charles Astor (male) 10/06/1820 - 01/14/1874 American Trinity College, Cambridge; Yale University

    Literary critic and writer on English university life; wrote over 200 articles in various periodicals including Fraser's Magazine; wrote The Upper Ten Thousand: Sketches of American Society (1852). See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bronte, Anne (female) 01/27/1820 - 05/28/1849 English

    Sister of Emily and Charlotte Bronte; wrote Agnes Grey (1847) and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848); wrote under the pseudonym Acton Bell. See ODNB.

    Browne, Frances (female) 01/16/1816 - 08/21/1879 Irish

    Known as "The Blind Poetess of Ulster"; published poems in the Athenaeum and the Keepsake; wrote various items for the Leisure Hour, Chamber's Journal, and Tait's Magazine; a volume of poems, The Star of Atteghei was published in 1844; wrote children's stories and fairy tales. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Brydges, Sir Samuel Egerton (male) 11/30/1762 - 09/08/1837 English Queens' College, Cambridge

    First baronet, styled thirteenth Baron Chandos (1762–1837); antiquarian; published Sonnets and other Poems (1785); wrote on Milton and Gray. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Burges, George (male) 1786 - 01/11/1864 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Inventor, entrepreneur, and writer; wrote classical works; expert on Greek literature; constructed aerial conveyances; a prominent Tory; gave lectures on literature. See Boase I: 477, ODNB.

    Butler, William Joseph (male) 1797 - 1869 English St. John's College, Cambridge

    Rector St. Nicholas, Nottingham; published prose and verse. See William Wylie, Old and New Nottingham (London: 1843): 243; Royle and Larson, Archbishop Thomson's Visitation Returns for the Diocese of York, 1865 (Brothwick, 2006): 447.

    Byron, George Gordon (male) 01/22/1788 - 04/19/1824 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Major British Romantic poet. See ODNB.

    Campbell, Robert Calder (male) 1798 - 05/13/1857 English

    A soldier, he joined the army in 1818 and retired as a Major in 1839. He published volumes of poems, novels, and a record of his life as a soldier. See Boase I: 534, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Carlyle, Thomas (male) 12/04/1795 - 02/05/1881 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Philosopher and author; noted lecturer; works include Sartor Resartus (1835), Life of Frederick the Great (1858-65). See Boase I: 549-550, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Chapman, Matthew James (male) 1796 - 11/15/1865 English University of Edinburgh; Trinity College, Cambridge

    Poet and translator; published Barbadoes and other poems (1833), Theocritus, Bion and Moschus (translated 1836). See Boase I: 592-593.

    Child, William Colpitts (male) 1801 English

    Wrote articles for Fraser's Magazine; attacked Dickens in pamphlet.

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