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Hannah Cowley
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Born in Tiverton, Devon
Born on 14th of March 1743
Died on 11th of March 1809

Born 1743. Died 1809 - English playwright and poet.


Daughter of bookseller. First play The Runaway (1776) was written in a fortnight. Wrote 13 works for the stage, most successful was The Belle’s Stratagem (1780). Wrote narrative verse, and poetic correspondence in The World under pseudonym of Anna Matilda.

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