Christian Milne Biography

Christian Milne (Born 15 May 1773) was a Scottish poetess of the Romantic Era.

Born in Inverness on 15 May 1773. Her parents were poor but the little schooling she had, she used to good account. She began rhyming before her teens and was sent into service at the age of fourteen in Aberdeen. Shortly after her marriage to a shipcarpenter, her poetry was shown to man of influence in Aberdeen and together with other gentlemen this enabled her to get a subscription list of 500 and sales of 600 on her book. The profits of £100 were invested in a vessel in which her husband was made master. She had eight children and although she apparently still wrote poetry she had no further work published.

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