A Brief Biography of Mary Shelley

By Tim Lambert Mary Shelley was a famous woman writer of the early 19th century. She is famous for her novel Frankenstein. Mary Shelley was born on 30 August 1797 in Somerstown in London. Her father was William Godwin and her mother was the famous writer Mary Wollstonecraft. Unfortunately, her mother died 11 days after… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Mary Shelley

A Brief Biography of Mary Wollstonecraft

By Tim Lambert Mary Wollstonecraft was a famous woman writer of the late 18th century. Mary was born in Spitalfields, London on 27 April 1759. She was the second of 7 children. Mary had an older brother called Edward or Ned, on who, she claimed her mother lavished affection. Ned was also well educated while… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Mary Wollstonecraft

A Brief Biography of Millicent Garrett Fawcett

By Tim Lambert Her Early Life Millicent Fawcett was a famous suffragist. She was born on 11 June 1847 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Her father Newson Garrett was a merchant. His wife was named Louisa. The couple had ten children. Millicent was eighth. When she was 12 Millicent was sent to a private school in Blackheath,… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Millicent Garrett Fawcett