Compiler of a manuscript verse miscellany of commonly copied poems.
Harvard alumus; primary compiler of two manuscript verse miscellanies on religious themes.
Poet and satirist; known especially for the Rosciad, a satire of the London theatre scene.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne industrialist, shipowner, and enslaver; grandfather of Elizabeth Barret Browning; owner of a paperbook which one of his daughters used to compile a manuscript verse miscellany.
Primary compiler of a manuscript verse miscellany centred around an Oxford circle of male poets.
Primary compiler of a light-hearted manuscript verse miscellany.
Poet, critic, and philosopher; founder of the Romantic Movement in England with William Wordsworth, a fellow member of the Lake Poets.
Leisured gentleman and traveller with a dissenting background and good education in Latin and arithmetic; primary compiler of two manuscript verse miscellanies, one of which was apparently intended as a gift for his brother.
Unidentified brother of Benjamin Coles, and recipient of Coles' manuscript Leeds Brotherton Lt 53.
Poet; known for pastoral eclogues and lyrical odes; author of an ode on Westminster Abbey that appears in multiple manuscripts.
Writer and literary imitator.
Playwright and poet; famous for satirical dialogue.
Author and feminist whose juvenile translations feature in the manuscript verse miscellany of her mother, Mary Harris Cornwallis.
Author of several religious works, including Observations, Critical, Explanatory and Practical on the Canonical Scriptures (1817) and A Preparation for the Lord's Supper...Intended for the Use of Ladies (1826); primary compiler of a manuscript verse miscellany of occasional poems by herself and her family.
Daughter of Mary Harris Cornwallis; her poem “The oal and the bramble—by Sarah Cornwallis aged twelve years” features in her mother’s manuscript verse miscellany.
Wine merchant and art collector; later owner of a manuscript associated with Penelope Judith Maitland.
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Poet and physician; author of the frequently anthologized and popular miscellany poem “The Fireside.”
Leading poet of the seventeenth-century, popular with early eighteenth-century miscellany compilers.
Clerk of the Parliaments; brother of Judith Cowper Madan; compiler of a manuscript verse miscellany of original verses on women and public affairs.
Daughter of Judith Cowper Madan and Colonel Martin Madan.
Poet and letter-writer; his nature poems were particularly popular with miscellany compilers.
Major author in Charlotte Burney Francis Broome’s manuscript verse miscellany.
Author of a series of epigrams and poems about public affairs which appear in an anonymous manuscript verse miscellany.
Poet and Church of England clergyman; known for his poems about working-class people, some of which feature in P. Simpson’s manuscript verse miscellany.