Probyn, Laetitia (F)

Surname: Probyn
Forename(s): Laetitia
b. 1836. d. 8 June 1879. Nationality: English.
Poet. Born in London. Travelled to Spain. Learned five languages including Basque, helping authors and scholars in their research with the language. Author of Poems and Essays (1880). Corrected the translations for Wentworth Webster’s Basque Legends (1877). Biographical information: Reilly, Mid-Victorian Poetry, p. 386; Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Introduction, Laetitia Probyn, Poems and Essays, Macmillan, 1880, pp. x-xxi. (CC).

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Smile and the Sigh 1877-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14593