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date: 28 February 2021

Wollstonecraft [married name Godwin], Marylocked

(1759–1797)
  • Barbara Taylor

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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).

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