Ann Radcliffe entry: Overview screen.
9 July 1764
Ann Ward (later AR) was born in Holborn
, an only child.
Publication was announced of the last gothic novel of AR's lifetime, The Italian
, with 1797 on its title-page.
7 February 1823
AR died in the early hours, after a month of severe asthma attacks; her literary silence had led many to suppose she was dead already.