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Anna Seward (1747–1809)

Seward, Anna. An English poet; born at Eyam, Derbyshire, 1747; died at Lichfield, March 25, 1809. Her celebrity as a poet was obtained chiefly from her elegies upon her friend Major André (1781), and upon Captain Cook. She published: ‘Louisa,’ a poetical novel (1782), and ‘Sonnets’ (1789). Sir Walter Scott published her ‘Poetical Works and Correspondence’ (3 vols., 1810). She was called “The Swan of Lichfield.”