Maria Gisborne

(1770—1836) friend of William Godwin and Mary and Percy Shelley

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a friend of Shelley. She refused Godwin and married John Gisborne in 1800. Shelley published his buoyant ‘Letter to Maria Gisborne’ in 1820.

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