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Henrietta Battier, an Irishwoman writing at the end of the eighteenth century, is a fine occasional poet, author of short pieces in many poetic genres. Her particular talent, unmatched by any of her generation male or female, was for political satire.
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About 1751 Henrietta Fleming (later HB) was born in County Meath. Bibliographic Citation link.
1799 HB, as 'Patt. Pindar', published An Address on . . . the Projected Union, another rollicking verse satire on the plan to unite Ireland with mainland Britain. Bibliographic Citation link.
Autumn 1813 HB died in Sandymount, Dublin. Bibliographic Citation link.
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