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Lucy Knox published two volumes of poetry, mainly sonnets, in the late 1800s. Her poems included some on political and social issues, exploring marriage, religion, Anglo-Irish relations, and the 'Woman Question' with a directness and clarity that distinguish her among her contemporaries.
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9 November 1845 LK was born Lucy Spring Rice at Hither Green, Lewisham (now part of Greater London). Bibliographic Citation link.
1870 A sonnet in Macmillan's Magazine was probably LK's first publication. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1884 LK's second and final collection of poetry, Four Pictures from a Life, and Other Poems, was published. Bibliographic Citation link.
10 May 1884 LK died: she was not yet forty. Bibliographic Citation link.
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