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Killigrew, Anne (1660–1685), poet and painter, was born in St Martin's Lane, London, the daughter of Dr Henry Killigrew (1613–1700), chaplain and almoner to the duke of York, master of the Savoy, and prebendary of Westminster, and his wife, Judith (d. 1683)...

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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828–1882), painter and poet, was born on 12 May 1828 at 38 Charlotte Street, Portland Place, London, the second child of Gabriele Pasquale Giuseppe Rossetti (1783–1854) and Frances Mary Lavinia Polidori (1800–1886). He was baptized at All Souls, Langham Place, London...

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Scott, David (1806–1849), painter and poet, was born on 10 or 12 October 1806 at Parliament Square, High Street, Edinburgh, the fifth child of Robert Scott (1777–1841), an engraver, and his wife, Ross Bell, whom he married in 1800. The deaths of his four elder brothers within a few days of each other in 1807 had a devastating and lasting effect on his deeply religious parents, who soon after moved to ...

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Scott, William Bell (1811–1890), poet and painter, was the son of an Edinburgh engraver, Robert Scott (1777–1841) and his wife, Ross, daughter of Robert Bell, mason. He was the younger brother of the painter and poet David Scott (1806–1849). William Bell Scott had five older brothers, but four of them had died in an epidemic in 1807, leaving ...