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Eleanora Louisa Hervey

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Author. Early began contributing to annuals and publishing poems in book form, e.g., The Bard of the Sea-Kings, 1833; Edith of Graystock, 1833. Accorded a compliment by Leigh Hunt in "Blue-Stocking Revels", 1837. In 1843 married Thomas Kibble Hervey. Contributed to Churchman's Family Magazine, Chambers's, Athenaeum, Once a Week, Ladies' Companion, Illustrated London News, A.Y.R., and other periodicals. Her contributions to the Illustrated London News, stated the Cyclopaedia of Female Biography, 1857, had made her name "familiar to hundreds of thousands of readers, both at home and abroad". Published stories for children, gift books, tales; Snooded Jessaline, 1865, a 3-volume novel.

[See also Thomas Kibble HerveyDJO Ed.].

Author: Anne Lohrli; © University of Toronto Press, 1971.

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