Person    | Female  Born 27/12/1821  Died 3/2/1896

Lady Jane Francesca Wilde

Categories: Gender Issues, Nationalism, Poetry

Countries: Ireland

Born Dublin. Mother of Oscar Wilde. Poet under the pseudonym ‘Speranza’. Supporter of the Irish nationalist movement and advocate of women’s rights. Died 146 (now 87) Oakley Street.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Lady Jane Francesca Wilde

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