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Christina Rossetti
(1830 - 1894)

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1830 Born in London, 5 December
1848 Becomes engaged to James Collinson, but breaks it off because he converts to Catholicism
1850 Has several poems published in The Germ under the pseudonym Ellen Alleyne
1853 Attempts to support the family by starting a day school at Frome, Somerset with her mother (following her father's illness and subsequent retirement)
1854 Returns to London with her mother
1862 Goblin Market and Other Poems published
1866 Prince's Progress and Other Poems published
1866 Refuses Charles Cayley's hand because he is not a Christian, though she is in love with him
1870 Commonplace and Other Short Stories published
1870s Works for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
1871 Stricken with Graves' disease
1872 Sing-Song: a Nursery Rhyme Book published
1881 A Pageant and Other Poems published
1885 Time Flies published
1894 Dies of cancer 29 December
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