Mitford, Mary Russell
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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