27 December 1821
Jane Frances Elgee (later 'Speranza' or JFLW) was born in Dublin
21 February 1846
As 'Speranza', Jane Francesca Elgee (later JFLW) published her first work in the Nation
: a translation of the German poem "The Holy War"
By 12 August 1893
Under her own name, Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde, published her last book-length work, Social Studies
, a collection of essays which included "The Bondage of Woman" and "Genius and Marriage".
3 February 1896
JFLW, commonly known under her pen-name 'Speranza', died of complications from bronchitis while her son Oscar
was serving his prison sentence.