Strickland, Agnes (F)

b. 19 August 1796. d. 13 July 1874. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Historian, poet, editor, and children’s writer. Born in Kent. Educated at home by her father, and established a professional career as a writer after her father’s death. Influenced by Walter Scott. Well connected with London literary society. Frequent poetry contributor to literary annuals. Editor of *Fishers Juvenile Scrapbook*, *Court Journal*, *The Birth-day Gift: A Christmas and New year’s Present* (1852). Author of the poetry volumes *The Seven Ages of Woman, and Other Poems* (1827), *Patriotic Songs* (1830, with her sister Susanna), *Historic Scenes and Poetic Fancies* (1850). History volumes include, with her sister Elizabeth (although published only under Agnes’s name), *Lives of the Queens of England* (1840-1848) and *Lives of the Queens of Scotland* (1847-1853). Biographical information: *ODNB*, *Orlando*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 16
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Reason’s Victory 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15579
To the Moss-Rose 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15555
The Last Look 1830 The Keepsake Poet 3101
The Duke Of Milan’s Warning. A Scene in Milan Cathedral 1831 The Keepsake Poet 3389
The Captive’s Dream 1831 The Keepsake Poet 3385
The Self-Devoted 1832 The Keepsake Poet 3565
The Bridemaid 1833 The Keepsake Poet 3773
Sonnet. The Misty Landscape 1833 The Keepsake Poet 3782
Sonnet on the Visit of the Duchess D’Angouleme to the Village Church of — 1834 The Keepsake Poet 3845
The Seven Hearts of Condé 1835 The Keepsake Poet 3885
The Young Cottagers 1837 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15769
Sweet Lavender 1837-04-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3471
The Country Dog in Town 1837-04-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3472
The Girl and the Blossoms. (From the Italian of Rossi) 1837-04-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 3473
Stanzas on the Ruins of Holyrood Chapel, at Blitheburgh, in Suffolk 1838 The Keepsake Poet 4458
Autumnal Leaves 1844 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15466