Nicholson, Margaret, approximately 1750-1828Alternative names
Margaret Nicholson, English assailant of King George III.
From the guide to the Margaret Nicholson manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1786-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)
English housemaid who attempted to stab George III with a dessert knife in 1786; died in Bedlam; subject of burlesque verses by Shelley and Hogg.
From the description of Signature, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270972344
- Assassins--Great Britain--18th century--Correspondence
- English poetry--18th century--Manuscripts--Specimens