Strachey, Jane Maria, Lady (F)

b. 13 March 1840. d. 14 December 1928. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Suffragist, poet, and children’s writer. Pseudonym: “Blue Jay.” Née Grant. Married Sir Richard Strachey in 1859. Mother of Lytton Strachey. Her feminism was influenced by John Stuart Mill, and she was friends with George Eliot. Actively involved in National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies. Author of *Poets on Poets* (1894). Biographical information: *ODNB* (entry for “Sir Richard Strachey”). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
All Contrary 1887-10 Atalanta Poet 1646
Variations on Nursery Rhymes. Hush-a-bye Baby 1887-11 Atalanta Poet 1686
The Hypocrite 1887-11 Atalanta Poet 1684
The Valentine 1888-02 Atalanta Poet 1713
The Squirrel and the Bluebottle Fly 1888-09 Atalanta Poet 1825
The Christmas Fleet 1888-12 Atalanta Poet 1840
Topsy-Turvy 1889-01 Atalanta Poet 1843
The Valentine 1889-02 Atalanta Poet 1847
May Month 1889-05 Atalanta Poet 1928
Who Shall Have the Roses? 1889-09 Atalanta Poet 1943
“Would I were a little Merman” 1890-01 Atalanta Poet 1964
“That Can Sing Both High and Low” 1890-03 Atalanta Poet 1972
Flowers from a Garden 1890-05 Atalanta Poet 2031
“What shall I do to please my Queen” 1892-01 Atalanta Poet 2173
My Sweetheart 1892-08 Atalanta Poet 2210