ANNE HUNTER: (1742-1821), poetess, eldest daughter of Robert Home, surgeon, and sister of Sir Everard Home (q.v.); married in July 1771, John Hunter (q.v.) the great surgeon. Be fore her marriage she had gained some note as a lyrical poetess, her “Flower of the Forest” appearing in “The Lark,” an Edinburgh periodical, in 1765. Her social literary parties were among the most enjoyable of her time.

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