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Lady Sydney Morgan (1783–1859)

Morgan, Lady (Sydney Owenson). An Irish novelist and miscellaneous writer; born in Dublin, about 1783; died in London, April 14, 1859. Among her works were the novels: ‘The Wild Irish Girl’ (1806), her most successful book; ‘O’Donnel’ (1814); ‘Florence Macarthy’ (1816); ‘The O’Briens and the O’Flahertys’ (1827); etc. She wrote also: ‘France under the Bourbons’ (1817), and its companion, ‘Italy’ (1821), two books which excited furious opposition; ‘Woman and her Master’ (1840); ‘Autobiography’ (1858); songs, comic operas, biographies, travels, etc. See her ‘Memoirs,’ edited by Hepworth Dixon (2 vols., 1862).