Welcome to The British Literary Ballads Archive, a site dedicated to a unique genre of literary imitations of traditional ballads. The site contains a growing archive of over 700 poems, as well as short biographical sketches of the poets who wrote them.

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A. M. F. Robinson (1857-1944)



Agnes Mary Frances Robinson, English poet and scholar on many subjects concerning France, French literature, and French History. Called Agnes-Marie-Francois Darmesteter after her first marriage to James Darmesteter in 1888, and Agnes Mary Frances Duclaux after a second marriage to Prof. Emile Duclaux, Director of the Pasteur Institute in Paris in 1901. Educated in Brussels, Italy, and at University College, London. She published about 30 books; Collected Poems (1901), Arden: A Novel (1888), La Vie de Emile Duclaux (1907), etc. (H. N.)

1.Captain Gold and French Janet
2.The Mower
3.Sir Eldric
4.The Tower of St. Maur