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Catherine Gore
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Born in East Retford, Nottinghamshire
Born in 1799
Died on 29th of January 1861

Born 1799. Died 1861 - English novelist.

One of the well-known silver fork writers - authors of the Victorian era describing the gentility and etiquette of high society. Novels included Mothers and Daughters (1831), Mrs Armytage (1836) and The Bankerís Wife (1843). Also wrote plays and short stories.

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