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BORN 1825 - DIED 14 Apr 1865, Firenze|
GRAVE LOCATION Firenze: Cimitero Degli Inglesi, Piazzale Donatello, 38 (Sec. XIX, post 1865/4)
Daughter of a violinist. She arrived in Italy with her parents
in 1845. There she started translating Niccolini's play "Arnalda
di Brescia" into English. In 1847 she met Thomas Trollope and
in 1848 she married him. |
With the money she inherited from her mother they settled in a house that was known as Villino Trollope. It was near the Piazza Maria Antonia and from its windows they witnessed the revolution of 1859/1860. She covered the events for the British Athenaeum and in her articles her liberal views shone through.
They received many visitors at their house and their only daughter Beatrice, known as Bice, often sang for them. She died in 1865. On the Villino Trollope there's a plaque for her.
was a friend of Browning, Elizabeth