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Mitford, Mary Russell

Born: 1787 AD
Died: 1855 AD
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.