Frances Darwin Cornford (30 March 1886 - 19 August 1960 / Cambridge, England)
Frances Cornford should not be confused with her husband Francis Cornford.
Frances Crofts Cornford (née Darwin) was an English poet.
She was the daughter of the botanist Francis Darwin and Ellen Crofts, born into the Darwin — Wedgwood family. She was a granddaughter of the British naturalist Charles Darwin. Her elder half-brother was the golf writer Bernard Darwin. She was raised in Cambridge, among a dense social network of aunts, uncles, and cousins, and was educated privately.
In 1909, Frances Darwin married Francis Cornford, a classicist and poet. They had 5 children: Helena (b. 1913), John ... more »
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- In France
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- Rhyme For A Phonetician
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- The New-born Baby's Song
- The Old Witch in the Copse
- The Ragwort
- The Watch
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