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Brooke, Charlottelocked

(c. 1740–1793)
  • Joep Leerssen

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Brooke, Charlotte (c. 1740–1793), writer, was born in Rantavan, co. Cavan, one of the many children of the author Henry Brooke (c. 1703–1783) and his wife, Catherine Meares (1712/13–1773), of Meares Court, co. Westmeath, and one of only two, with her brother Arthur...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)