Henrietta Maria Bowdler entry: Overview screen.
Probably late 1786
HMB's first work for publication was probably the editing of her late sister Jane
's Poems and Essays
, "by a Lady lately Deceased".
HMB published her anonymous Sermons on the Doctrines and Duties of Christianity
; their anonymity shaped their reception, for they were assumed to be by a man.
25 February 1830
HMB died at Bath
of smallpox, from which she was in her last days almost blind.