Barrett Browing came from a large extremely wealthy
famialy immortalised in the movie starring Charles
Laughton entitled the Barretts of Wimpole Street.
Elizabeth Barrett Browing was the sickly child of her many
brothers and sisters and the favourite of her strict
father. Elizabeth spent much of her time in her room and
began to write poetry as she was unable to leave the
house. Her main source of company was her dog, Flush
and her poem dedicated to the dog is featured above.Her
interest in poetry lead to her reading some of the works
of Robert Browning. They eventually met and fell in
love.Her father was much against the marriage but Robert
and Elizabeth still decided to marry.
page is dedicated to this great poet together with a biography, picture and most