(1828-1860) and Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Brough was a poet, novelist and contributor to periodicals. He is best remembered
for his radical book of poems published in 1855, Songs of the Governing Classes.
His brother was the playwright William Brough. In 1860 Robert Brough edited
the magazine the Welcome Guest for the publisher
John Maxwell, and was editor at the time of the
first contribution by Mary Braddon, but died soon after.