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Mogg, Mary [Molly] (1698/1699-1766), celebrated beauty

Barbara White

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/40893

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Mogg, Mary [Molly] (1698/1699-1766), celebrated beauty, was one of two daughters born to John Mogg (d. 1736), landlord of The Rose inn at Wokingham in Berkshire. Little is known of Molly other than that she worked in her father's tavern and that her exceptional beauty inspired John Gay, in company ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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