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Each of Anne Irwin's two substantial surviving poems is a thoughtful variation on an established eighteenth-century genre, the topographical poem and the philosophical epistle. She was also a witty and entertaining letter-writer.
Lady Anne Howard (later AI) was born, probably at
: the exact date is unknown.
"An Epistle to Mr.
. By a Lady. Occasioned by his Characters of Women".
2 December 1764
AI died in her late sixties, probably at
An Answer to Pope
Birth and Family
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