English author who wrote famous love poems to her literary husband,
When she was eight years old, she read
Her poem, How Do I Love Thee, is considered a masterpiece of romantic poetry.
She was the oldest of twelve children born to wealthy landowner Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett and Mary Graham Clarke. After having corresponded with him by mail for a long period of time, Elizabeth Barrett met Robert Browning in 1845. She gave birth to her son, Pen Browning, at the age of forty-three.