Mary Hays In Love

Philippa Gregory introduces the love letters between feminist writer Mary Hays and her neighbour John Eccles in 1779.

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0120021209

Mary and John are young, in love and forbidden to marry.

0220021210

Although forbidden to marry, Mary and John are determined to continue corresponding.

0320021211

Despite family objections, Mary and John continue to correspond, and plan a meeting.

0420021212

Mary and John have hopes for the future but their plans depend on financial support.

05 LAST20021213

Mary and John are hopeful, but tragedy lurks around the corner.