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|Literary responses||Catharine Macaulay||
D'Eon, whom Macaulay respected, was sometimes linked with her as a fellow learned lady by those who thought him to be female. On June 6, 1771 the Public Advertiser carried a spoof report that CM
|Textual Production||Phebe Gibbes||
A work by the author of Lady Louisa Stroud (that is PG ) entitled Modern Seduction, or Innocence Betrayed purported to be a group biography of women in the Magdalen Hospital , but is probably...
|Wealth and Poverty||Henrietta Maria Bowdler||
Elizabeth Stuart Bowdler left her daughter Henrietta Maria her sole executor and residuary legatee. To Harriet fell, therefore, the distribution of legacies: two hundred pounds for herself, thirty for each of her siblings, a year's...
An appeal to raise funds to institute a Magdalen Hospital in London (for prostitutes wishing to reform) netted £5000 in a few months.
10 August 1758
The Magdalen Hospital (for fallen women) opened in Prescot Street, London, after a considerable campaign to influence public opinion.
After April 1763
Martin Madan published An Account of the Triumphant Death of F. S. a Converted Prostitute, who had supposedly died recently at the age of twenty-six.
The Order of the Good Shepherd Sisters arrived in Ireland, and the first Magdalene Asylums were established.
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