Get Your Premium Membership

Frances Cornford Biography | Poet

Frances Cornford Biography. Read biographical information including facts, poetic works, awards, and the life story and history of Frances Cornford. This short biogrpahy feature on Frances Cornford will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time.


Photo of Frances Cornford
Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

Biography

Frances Crofts Cornford (née Darwin ; 30 March 1886 – 19 August 1960) was an English poet; because of the similarity of her Christian name and her husband's, she was known to her family before her marriage as "FCD" and after her marriage as "FCC" and her husband Francis Cornford was known as "FMC". Her father Sir Francis Darwin, a son of Charles Darwin, yet another 'Francis', was known to their family as "Frank", or as "Uncle Frank".