Almost certainly 27 November 1757
Mary Darby (later MR) was born "during a tempestuous night,"
at the Minster House
, College Green
: two years earlier than the date given by her published memoirs and her gravestone.
MR published Poems
, some of them written long before.
26 December 1800
MR died in her daughter's cottage at Englefield Green
, of water on the lungs.
MR's Poetical Works
were posthumously published, edited by her daughter Maria Elizabeth