Lady Jane Wilde
(1821-1896)

woman, poet, essayist, and Lady

Died aged c. 75

Jane Francesca Agnes, Lady Wilde (née Elgee; 27 December 1821 – 3 February 1896) was an Irish poet under the pen name "Speranza" and supporter of the nationalist movement; and had a special interest in Irish folktales, which she helped to gather. She married Sir William Wilde on 12 November 1851, and they had three children: William Charles Kingsbury Wilde (1852–1899), Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854–1900), and Isola Francesca Emily Wilde (1857–1867).

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Lady Jane Francesca 'Speranza' Wilde 1821-1896 poet and essayist lived here 1887-1896

87 Oakley Street, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1887-1896)