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Wollstonecraft [married name Godwin], Mary

Barbara Taylor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195148909
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10893
Wollstonecraft [married name Godwin], Mary

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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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