Anna Eliza Bray entry: Overview screen.
25 December 1790
Anna Eliza Kempe, later known as AEB, was born at six in the morning on Christmas Day in Newington
AEB published A Description of the Part of Devonshire Bordering on the Tamar and the Tavy; Its Natural History in a Series of Letters to Robert Southey
, in three volumes.
By 3 December 1870
AEB's The Revolt of the Protestants of the Cévennes, With Some Account of the Huguenots in the Seventeenth Century
was the first account of this French Protestant community to be written in English.
21 January 1883
AEB died in London
, supposedly from the shock of seeing herself publicly branded a thief of a historical treasure, part of the Bayeaux Tapestry.