Henrietta Maria Bowdler

(1750—1830) writer and literary editor

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(1754 –1830) Sister of Dr Thomas Bowdler, and the editor of the first anonymous edition of the Family Shakespeare, in which twenty of Shakespeare's plays were published, expurgated, in 1807. She also published best-selling sermons and religious poems and essays.

From A Dictionary of Shakespeare in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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