Author:Mary Hays

Mary Hays
English novelist and historian of women



  • The annual necrology, for 1797-8;: including, also, various articles of Neglected Biography. Mary Hays, Sir Richard Phillips. St. Paul's Churchyard: J. Johnson. 1804 Google Books – Preview
  • Female Biography, or Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women of All Ages and Countries. (6 volumes). London: R. Phillips, 1803. (Note: Some of links incorrect; not all apparently available.) Vol. I (external scan); Vol. II (external scan); Vol.III (external scan); Vol.IV ; Vol. V (external scan); Vol. VI (external scan)
  • Historical Dialogues for Young Persons. (6 volumes). St. Paul's Churchyard: J. Johnson & Poultry: J. Mawman, Poultry, 1806.
  • Letters and essays, moral, and miscellaneous. London: Knott, 1793. Google Books
  • Memoirs of queens, illustrious and celebrated. London: T. & J. Allman, 1821.


  • The victim of prejudice: In two volumes. London: J. Johnson, 1799.
  • Harry Clinton: a tale for youth. London: J. Johnson, 1804.
  • Family annals, or, The sisters. London: W. Simpkin & R. Marshall, 1817 Google Books

Pamphlets under pseudonymsEdit

Written by author – adited by another authorEdit

  • The love-letters of Mary Hays (1779–1780). Ed. A.F. Wedd. London: Methuen, 1925.
  • The Correspondence of Mary Hays, 1779–1843, British Novelist. Google Books – Preview

Edited by the author – written by another authorEdit


Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.