Broderip [née Hood], Frances Freeling
- G. C. Boase
- , revised by Victoria Millar
Broderip [née Hood], Frances Freeling (1830–1878), children's writer, second daughter of Thomas Hood (1799–1845), poet, and his wife, Jane Reynolds (1791–1846), was born at Winchmore Hill, Middlesex. She was named after her godfather, her father's friend Sir Francis Freeling, the secretary to the ...