I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Mary, born August 30, 1797, was an English novelist. Her mother, one of the foremost feminists her generation, Mary Wollstonecraft, died from puerperal feverten days after the Mary's birth. By the time Mary was 19 had written one of the most famous novels ever published--Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus, first published in 1818. Mary was the wife of Percy Blythe Shelley.
Sadly, throughout her life she suffered from psychosomatic illnesses and nervous attacks and died from a mysterious paralysis on February 1, 1851 and was buried between her mother and her father at St. Peter's churchyard in Bournemouth.