Boyle, Mary Louisa (F)

Surname: Boyle
Forename(s): Mary Louisa
b. 12 November 1810. d. 7 April 1890. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, and playwright. Father was Admiral Sir Courtney Boyle, grandfather was seventh Earl of Cork and Orrery. Well connected to major literary figures like the Brownings, Dickens, and Tennyson (Tennyson’s son Hallam married to Boyle’s niece, and Tennyson wrote his poem To Mary Boyle for her). Biographical information: ODNB ; Tennyson: A Selected Edition, ed. by Christopher Ricks, revised edition, Pearson Longman, 2007, p. 564; Colman pp. 42-3. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Intercepted Letter 1837 The Keepsake Poet 4440