Catherine Grace Frances Gore

(1799—1861) novelist and playwright

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author of fashionable novels, of which she published about 70; they include Mothers and Daughters (1830) and Mrs Armytage: or Female Domination (1836). She also wrote plays and many short stories. Her novels, with their marked predilection for titled ladies and fashionable life, were parodied by Thackeray in ‘Lords and Liveries’, one of Mr Punch's Prize Novelists.

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