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Maria Rossetti

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Maria Rossetti

Maria Francesca Rossetti (17 February 1827 – 24 November 1876) was an English author. She was the sister of artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti as well as William Michael Rossetti and Christina Georgina Rossetti, who dedicated her poem Goblin Market to Maria. She was born in London.

She was the author of The Shadow of Dante: Being an essay towards studying himself, his world, and his pilgrimage. (published 1871). At the age of 46, Maria joined the Society of All Saints, an Anglican order for women. She made an English translation of the Monastic Diurnal for her order, The Day Hours and Other Offices as Used by the Sisters of All Saints, which was used by her order until 1922.

She was buried in the convent plot at Brompton Cemetery.

See also

  • Rossetti-Polidori family tree

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