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Anne Killigrew Poems

A list of Anne Killigrew Poems. This poet page also includes a link to popular and all-time best Anne Killigrew poems and the poet's biography. Many of these Killigrew poems may be famous while other poems may be less well-known.

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Killigrew, Anne

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Anne Killigrew (1660—1685) was an English poet. Born in London, Killigrew is perhaps best known as the subject of a famous elegy by the poet John Dryden entitled To The Pious Memory of the Accomplish'd Young Lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew (1686). She was however a skilful poet in her own right, and her Poems were published posthumously in 1686. Dryden compared her poetic abilities to the famous Greek poet of antiquity, Sappho. Killigrew died of smallpox aged 25.

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