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Morgan (Sydney Owenson)

Morgan (Sydney Owenson), Lady, novelist and memoir-writer, was born, the daughter of tin Irish actor, between 1775 and 1780. She came to London to retrieve the family fortunes, and in 1806 made a name by the publication of The Wild Irish Girl. Besides several other novels she wrote interesting works on France and Italy and left some lively Memoirs, which were edited in 1862 by Hepworth Dixon. In 1812 she married a physician named Morgan, and in 1837 received a Civil List pension of 300. She died in 1859.