About: Anne Penny

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Anne Penny (née Hughes; 6 January 1729 – 17 March 1784) was a British poet and translator, born in Wales to a vicar and his wife. She married a privateer who owned an estate in Oxford, but was left widowed at the age of 22 with a son, Hugh Cloberry Christian. She then started writing poetry. She married a French customs officer, again with a maritime history, and the couple moved to London. There she published a number of works, including her most significant poem An Invocation to the Genius of Britain, a patriotic piece written at the start of the Anglo-French War. She also published a number of translations of Welsh poems.

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  • آن بيني (بالإنجليزية: Anne Penny)‏ (6 يناير 1729، بانغور في المملكة المتحدة - 17 مارس 1784 في المملكة المتحدة)؛ كاتِبة وشاعرة ويلزية. (ar)
  • Anne Penny (née Hughes; 6 January 1729 – 17 March 1784) was a British poet and translator, born in Wales to a vicar and his wife. She married a privateer who owned an estate in Oxford, but was left widowed at the age of 22 with a son, Hugh Cloberry Christian. She then started writing poetry. She married a French customs officer, again with a maritime history, and the couple moved to London. There she published a number of works, including her most significant poem An Invocation to the Genius of Britain, a patriotic piece written at the start of the Anglo-French War. She also published a number of translations of Welsh poems. Penny was an adherent of Welsh nationalism, and wrote a number of nationalistic poems. Though her work was criticised for its poor grammar, it attracted prominent subscribers, such as Samuel Johnson and Horace Walpole. (en)
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  • 1729-01-06 (xsd:date)
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  • Anne Hughes (en)
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  • Anne Hughes (en)
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  • Bangor, Wales (en)
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  • 1784-03-17 (xsd:date)
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  • Bagshot, England (en)
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  • An Invocation to the Genius of Britain (en)
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  • Poet, translator (en)
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  • Peter Penny (en)
  • Thomas Christian (en)
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  • آن بيني (بالإنجليزية: Anne Penny)‏ (6 يناير 1729، بانغور في المملكة المتحدة - 17 مارس 1784 في المملكة المتحدة)؛ كاتِبة وشاعرة ويلزية. (ar)
  • Anne Penny (née Hughes; 6 January 1729 – 17 March 1784) was a British poet and translator, born in Wales to a vicar and his wife. She married a privateer who owned an estate in Oxford, but was left widowed at the age of 22 with a son, Hugh Cloberry Christian. She then started writing poetry. She married a French customs officer, again with a maritime history, and the couple moved to London. There she published a number of works, including her most significant poem An Invocation to the Genius of Britain, a patriotic piece written at the start of the Anglo-French War. She also published a number of translations of Welsh poems. (en)
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