Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Kent, Elizabethlocked

  • Ann B. Shteir


Kent, Elizabeth (1790–1861), botanist and writer, was born in Brighton on 13 March 1790, a younger daughter of Ann Kent, court milliner. Nothing is known about her father; when Bessy (as she was known at home) was thirteen her widowed mother married Rowland Hunter...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription