Mary Ann Cavendish Bradshaw

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MACB was the author of two early nineteenth-century historical novels, and, in her prefatory material, of some incisive comments on novel-writing.
Three-quarter-length painting of Mary Ann Cavendish Bradshaw by Thomas Lawrence, 1806. She is depicted outdoors, in motion, wearing a pink gown and orange shawl, picking grapes with her face turned to the viewer and framed in unruly dark curls.
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Milestones

1758
Mary Ann Jeffereyes (later MACB ) was born, her parents' eldest daughter.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
By September 1808
MACB , as Priscilla Parlante, published, with her own frontispiece to each volume, Memoirs of Maria, Countess d'Alva, the earlier of her two historical novels.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
3rd ser. 15 (1808): 104
14 February 1849
MACB died at the age of ninety-one.
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
119 (1849): 1: 438
Cokayne, George Edward. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Gibbs, VicaryEditor , St Catherine Press, 1959.

Biography

Birth and Background

1758
Mary Ann Jeffereyes (later MACB ) was born, her parents' eldest daughter.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.