Nicholson, Margaret, approximately 1750-1828

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Birth 1750
Death 1828

Biographical notes:

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

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  • Assassins--Great Britain--18th century--Correspondence
  • English poetry--18th century--Manuscripts--Specimens

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