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Mary Savage was a later eighteenth-century poet in the Augustan tradition, who says she also wrote a great deal of prose.
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24 February 1718 Mary Belt (later MS) was baptised in London. She was probably born shortly before this, apparently an only surviving child. Bibliographic Citation link.
By August 1777 MS's Poems on Various Subjects and Occasions was published with her name ('Mrs. Savage') in two small volumes, "From the Author's Manuscript, in the Hands of the Editor." Bibliographic Citation link.
March 1788 At the time of her death MS was listed as executrix of her husband's will, but she died this year whereas he survived until 1789. His will was proved in August that year. Bibliographic Citation link.
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