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date: 05 March 2021

Broderip [née Hood], Frances Freelinglocked

(1830–1878)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Victoria Millar

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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 ...

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