Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 09 May 2021

Wollstonecraft [married name Godwin], Marylocked

  • Barbara Taylor


Wollstonecraft [married name Godwin], Mary (1759–1797), author and advocate of women's rights, was born on 27 April 1759 at Primrose Street, Spitalfields, London, the eldest daughter of Edward Wollstonecraft (1736–1803) and his wife, Elizabeth Dixon (1730–1782).

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Bodleian Library, Oxford
private collection
National Portrait Gallery, London
Historical Manuscripts Commission, National Register of Archives
New York Public Library