Royal Bounty Fund


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Dedications Frances Browne
This she dedicated to the munificent patron of British literature,Sir Robert Peel , then the Prime Minister, who had been instrumental in having her awarded an annual pension of £20 from the Royal Bounty Fund
Reception Frances Browne
Soon after her first poetry volume, The Star of Attéghéi, appeared, FB was granted, by Prime Minister Robert Peel , an annual pension of £20 from the Royal Bounty Fund for literary achievement in...
Wealth and Poverty Isabella Banks
Having struggled with poverty for years, IB was nominated for a pension from the Civil List ; she was refused this, but was granted £200 by the Royal Bounty Fund .
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Burney, Edward Lester. Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks. E. J. Morten, 1969.
Wealth and Poverty E. Owens Blackburne
Although EOB received assistance from the Royal Bounty Fund , in her later years she became almost destitute.
O’Donoghue, David James. The Poets of Ireland. Gale Research, 1968.
Wealth and Poverty Frances Browne
Despite her first grant of an annual pension (twenty pounds a year from the Royal Bounty Fund awarded on 24 December 1844) FB found it hard all through her life to stay solvent.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
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Wealth and Poverty Frances Browne
She was never well off, though she sought, and was granted, financial patronage from a number of sources. Early in her career Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice , the third marquess of Lansdowne, made Browne a generous payment...
Wealth and Poverty Helen Mathers
Even during her husband 's lifetime, severe financial hardship resulted in HM applying for assistance from the Royal Literary Fund and the Royal Bounty Fund .
Cross, Nigel. The Royal Literary Fund 1790-1918: An introduction to the Fund’s history and archives with an index of applicants. World Microfilms Publications, 1984.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


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