Elizabeth Bentley

Portrait of Elizabeth Bentley (1767-1839). From a collection of her poems, Genuine Poetical Compositions, on Various Subjects (Norwich UK, published by subscription, 1791)

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Birth Year: 
1767
Death Year: 
1839

Elizabeth Bentley's Publications

Title Publication Date Publisher Edition Other Editions Editor Collaborator Patron Subscription Description Key Subscribers Pages Call Number Dialect Language Digitized or Digital Editions Additional Notes
Genuine Poetical Compositions on various Subjects 1791 Had 2,000 subscribers and was well reviewed in the Gentleman’s Magazine, and enabled her to open a small school BL 993.c.43(4)

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Elizabeth Bentley patronized by Reverend John Walker

Most of what is known of Bentley's life comes from a letter of 23 July 1790, addressed to her patron and first editor, the Revd John Walker, and included among the prefatory materials to both her volumes of verse. (ODNB)

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