11 October 1727
EG was born, not at Dublin (as has been supposed until very recently), but at Glamorgan
. She was one of two children.
Probably early 1752
EG, clandestinely married, pregnant, and living in an aunt's house in Dublin
, sat down for the first time to write for publication and money. She produced Theodorick, King of Denmark
, published that year.
By April 1757
The first two volumes of A Series of Genuine Letters Between Henry and Frances
—that is, between EG and her future husband, Richard Griffith
—were published at both Dublin
By December 1766
Volumes 3 and 4 of A Series of Genuine Letters Between Henry and Frances
, by EG and Richard Griffith
, were published.
3 December 1770
EG and Richard Griffith
published the final two volumes of A Series of Genuine Letters Between Henry and Frances
2 March 1782
EG published through Cadell
her last work, a conduct book entitled Essays Addressed to Young Married Women
. It first appeared anonymously, but a second issue, the same year, gave her name on a cancel.