Sydney Morgan (née Owenson), Lady Morgan (1783?-1859), Novelist
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Novelist; born in Dublin; published verse and Irish songs; The Wild Irish Girl, 1806, established her fame as a novelist and she wrote several more novels on Irish themes; wrote successful accounts of her travels in France and Italy; the first woman to receive a government pension for services to the world of letters.
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