Frances O'Neill

Standard Name: O'Neill, Frances
Birth Name: Frances Carroll
Nickname: Fanny
Married Name: Frances O'Neill
FON was an Irish poet of the later eighteenth and very early nineteenth century of whom almost nothing is known. She seems to have written both for fun and for much-needed money, and used a wide range of mostly low genres: satire, burlesque, and acrostics, as well as nature poetry, political poetry, and poems to patrons.


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Residence Margaret Bingham, Countess Lucan
The Binghams, later the Lucans, spent a good deal of time at Castlebar in County Mayo: they were not wholly absentee landlords. Their London house in Charles Street, Berkeley Square, was just possibly...


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O’Neill, Frances. Poetical Essays. A. Young, 1802.