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People/Characters: Fanny Blood

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Governess : the lives and times of the real Jane Eyres by Ruth Brandon
Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon
The Sex Lives of Famous Lesbians by Nigel Cawthorne

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Frances "Fanny" Blood (1758 – November 29, 1785) was an English illustrator and educator and longtime friend of Mary Wollstonecraft. She was the youngest surviving daughter of Caroline Roe and Matthew Blood (m. 11 July 1754.) She married Hugh Skeys (born ca. 1758), a wine merchant of Dublin on 24 February 1785. Fanny Blood died in childbirth in Lisbon, Portugal, on November 29, 1785. Wollstonecraft was deeply affected by Blood's death and in part inspired her first novel, Mary: A Fiction (1788). Wollstonecraft named her daughter, Fanny Imlay (1794–1816), after her friend

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