Mary Wortley Montagu Smallpox Inoculation Facts, History, Information- British Women Activists

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Mary Montagu 1689-1762

  1. Mary Montagu was a Feminist trailblazer
  2. Mary Montagu was a poet and letter writer
  3. Husband served as British minister to Turkey where she lived in Constantinople here she learned of smallpox inoculation
  4. Mary introduced into Britain the practice of inoculation against smallpox
  5. Controversial practice but became widespread after the Royal family adopted the practice
  6. Mary Wortley Montagu wrote the eight volume History of England which surveyed the 17th century

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Books written by Montagu:

Letters from the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1709 to 1762

The travels of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu