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Mary Wollstonecraft

1759 - 1797

Best known for being the mother of Mary Shelley

Helen Maria Williams

1762 - 1837

One of the best, basically unknown English oets

William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772 - 1834

Friend of William Wordsworth.

Jane Austen

1775 - 1817

Author of "Pride and prejudice" and many other notable works.

Dorothy Wordsworth

1777 - 1855

Sister of William Wordsworth

George Gordon, Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

Lived a colorful lifestyle and had powerful poetry

Percy Bysshe Shelly

1792 - 1822

Was kicked out of Oxford for publishing an anti-Christian pamphlet called "The necessity of Atheism.

John Keats

1795 - 1821

Lived a short life. Wrote poems with power they are ranked with the greatest.

Mary Shelley

1797 - 1851

Author of "Frankenstein"

John Henry Newman

1801 - 1890

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

1806 - 1861

Highly political poet and was considered a major author.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

1809 - 1892

Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

One of the Greatest Victorian poets.

Charles Dickens

1812 - 1870

Author of "A Tale of Two Cities"

Charlotte Bronte

1816 - 1854

Wrote Jane Eyre

Thomas Hardy

1840 - 1928

Author of The mayor of Casterbridge

Robert Louis Stevenson

1850 - 1894

Author of Kidnapped, Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde