Fanny Trollope

Mrs Fanny Trollope is the nom-de-plume of Frances Trollope, English novelist, born near Bristol, in 1780. She first came to public notice with the publication of Domestic Manners of the Americans, and went on to publish over 100 volumes, including Jessie Phillips, and Michael Armstrong, Britain’s first “workhouse” novel She died in Florence in 1863. Anthony Trollope, well known author of the Barchester Chronicles, was her third son.