1787 – Born at Alresford, Hampshire on the 16th of December.
1836 – She met Elizabeth Barrett Browning and their acquaintance ripened into a warm friendship.
1837 – She received a civil list pension, and five years later her father died.
1810 – Her first publications were poems in the manner of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Walter Scott.
1823 – Her play Julian was produced at Covent Garden, with William Charles Macready in the title role.
1824 – The first series of Our Village sketches.
1852 – Her Recollections of a Literary Life is a series of causeries about her favorite books.
1855 – Died on the 10th of January.