Who Is Isabella Valancy Crawford?

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Isabella Valancy Crawford was born on 25 of December, 1850 in Dublin, Ireland. Her family later moved to Canada, this is very important as, “She is especially noted for her vivid descriptions of the Canadian landscape.” Her family was relatively poor, despite her father being a physician, so she began to send poems and stories to the newspapers during the time they lived in the market town of Peterborough. On the 3rd of July in 1875 he father died leaving her, her sister, and her mother relatively dependent upon the money she earned from her writings. Her only brother, Stephen Walter, had moved out at 16 and had married in 1886 and worked to care for his family, but not his sisters and mother. Her sister died in 1876 at the young age of

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