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Author: Pix, Mary

Spouse/other names:Griffith, Mary
Year of birth:1666
Year of death:1709
About her personal situation:Born Mary Griffith, daughter of Buckingham schoolmaster Roger Griffith and Lucy, nee Berriman, a soundesse (musician?) Moved to London in 1684 where she married George Pix, a wealthy merchant tailor, with land in Kent. Two children George (died in infancy) and William. Her first play produced at Drury Lane in 1696

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About her professional situation:
Elements of bibliography:The Female Wits - Fidelis Morgan Female Playwrights of the Restoration - Fidelis Morgan and Paddy Lyons Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "In 1696 she wrote her only novel, [...]". She knew Centlivre, Trotter, Manley and complimented them on some of their works.
Websites: info on-line

Editors: Marleen Dek (update on 12 December 2009)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Inhuman cardinal (1696)
E 2 *Violenta or The Rewards of Virtue (1704)
E 3 Ibrahim, the Thirteenth Emperor of the Turks (1696)
E 4 Queen Catherine, or The Ruins of Love (1698)
E 5 The Adventures in Madrid (1706)
E 6 The Beau Defeated, or The Lucky Younger Brother (1700)
E 7 The Czar of Muscovy (1701)
E 8 The Deceiver Deceived (1698)
E 9 The Different Widows or Intrigue a la Mode (1703)
E 10 The Double Distress (1701)
E 11 The False Friend or The Fate of Disobedience (1699)
E 12 The Innocent Mistress (1696)
E 13 The Spanish Wives (1696)
E 14 The conquest of Spain (1705)

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