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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (née Pierrepont; 15 May 168921 August 1762) was an English aristocrat, writer, and poet. Born in 1689, Lady Mary spent her early life in England. In 1712, Lady Mary married Edward Wortley Montagu, who later served as the British ambassador to the Sublime Porte. Lady Mary joined her husband in the Ottoman excursion, where she was to spend the next two years of her life. During her time there, Lady Mary wrote extensively on her experience as a woman in Ottoman Istanbul. After her return to England, Lady Mary devoted her attention to the upbringing of her family before dying of cancer in 1762.

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Uniform title: Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M-y W-y M-e. Vol.2
by Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762
Dublin : printed for P. Wilson, D. Chamberlaine, J. Potts, S. Watson, J. Mitchell, and J. Williams, 1767
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by Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762
London : printed for J. Tonson, J. Hodges, J. Wren, and A. Millar, 1781
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Uniform title: Correspondence
by Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762
[Oxford] : Electronic Enlightenment Project, 2008-
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by Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762
[Dublin] : London: printed for A. Dodd; Dublin: re-printed by Christopher Dickson, 1733
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Uniform title: Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W---y M----e. French
by Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762
Londres [i.e. Paris?] : et se trouve a Paris, chez Duchesne, 1764
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