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Tighe, Mary, 1772-1810 (poet)



  • Existence: 1772 - 1810


Mary Tighe (1772-1810), poet, was born in Ireland on 9 October 1772, the daughter of the Revd William Blachford. She married her cousin, Henry Tighe of Woodstock, co. Wicklow, in 1793. She published the poem Psyche, or the legend of love privately in 1805. She died at Woodstock, co. Kilkenny, on 24 March 1810.

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Mary Tighe: Psyche or the legend of love

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8454
Scope and Contents

A copy of Psyche, or the legend of love, 193 numbered pages, made by M. Heath from a copy sent to Dr Vaughan by the author. There is a frontispiece and three full-page illustrations, the latter probably by James Heath.

Dates: 1808
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