Lamb, Mary (F)

Surname: Lamb
Forename(s): Mary Anne
b. 12 March 1764. d. 20 May 1847. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and children’s writer. Multi-lingual. Brother of Charles Lamb, with whom Mary Lamb adopted Emma Isola, who later married the publisher Edward Moxon. Suffered, like her brother, from mental illness. When Mary was released from an asylum after killing their mother, during a period of mania, Charles devoted his life to caring for her. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To Emma, Learning Latin, and Desponding 1829-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10513