Monday, July 27, 2009

The Wollestonecraft-Shelleys

On July 27, 1814, Mary Wollestonecraft ran away to the Continent with the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. He was already married, which meant they had to wait until December 1816 for Shelley’s first wife to drown herself before they could marry. The original literary power couple appear twice each in A Book of Ages.

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