This bowdlerized version of EB
's novel and her poetry circulated widely and received many reviews. H. F. Chorley
in the Athenæum pronounced the re-publication of the two novels an illustration of English female genius...
14 September 1767: Midwife Elizabeth Brownrigg was hanged at...
14 September 1767
Midwife Elizabeth Brownrigg
was hanged at Tyburn (in London near the present Marble Arch) for the murder of Mary Clifford
, a workhouse apprentice.