Mitford, Mary Russell

Born: Dec 16, 1787 AD
Died: 1855 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Dramatist, Novelists

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.

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