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William Godwin
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Born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Born on 3rd of March 1756
Died on 7th of April 1836

Born 1756. Died 1836 - Novelist and political writer.

Best known for his two books An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, an attack on the institutions of law and marriage, and Things as They Are: The Adventures of Caleb Williams (1794) which attacks artistic privilege. Married Mary Wollstonecraft and had one daughter Mary who married the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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