Mary Hays

Mary Hays (1759 – 1843) was an English novelist and feminist.

Read more about Mary Hays:  Early Years, Success in Writing, Emma Courtney, Later Years

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Mary Hays - Later Years
... Hays and Godwin drifted apart, and she turned her attention to other writers, including Robert Southey ... the French revolutionary terror affected critical responses to the novel Hays was considered too radical and hysterical ... In 1803 Hays proved her determination and earnestness by publishing Female Biographies, a book in six volumes, containing the lives of 294 women ...
Molly Pitcher - Valley Forge
... In 1777, William Hays enlisted in Proctor's 4th Pennsylvania Artillery, which later became Proctor's 4th Artillery of the Continental Army ... During the winter of 1777, Mary Hays joined her husband at the Continental Army's winter camp at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania ... During this time, William Hays trained as an artilleryman ...
Molly Pitcher - Battle of Monmouth
... At the Battle of Monmouth in June 1778, Mary Hays attended to the Revolutionary soldiers by giving them water ... are currently marked as the "Molly Pitcher Spring." Mary Hays spent much of the early day carrying water to soldiers and artillerymen, often under heavy fire from British troops ... Sometime during the battle, William Hays collapsed, either wounded or suffering from heat exhaustion ...

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