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Anne Killigrew (also a painter) was a fine Restoration-period poet, who has the misfortune of being better known for Dryden's praises of her than for her actual work.
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Probably May 1660 AK was born shortly before the Restoration, in St Martin's Lane, London, one of four children. Bibliographic Citation link.
16 June 1685 AK died of smallpox at her father's lodgings near Westminster Abbey. Bibliographic Citation link.
November 1685 After her death, AK's grieving father posthumously published a volume of her Poems. Bibliographic Citation link.
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