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19 September 1662
Alice Thornton (with two daughters living) was overjoyed when she gave birth to a healthy son, Robert.
19 September 1678
After three years of widowhood, Mary Fisher (formerly the wife of William Bayly, the father of her children) married John Cross or Crosse at Southwark south of London.
19 September 1735
A proposal was published for a series or periodical to be entitled The Weekly Novelist, a Collection of the Best Novels.A copy of the proposal survives bound into a copy of the seventh edition of Manley's New Atalantis. The publication seems not to have materialised; but the proposal shows the popularity of the novel genre well before the 1740s.
- 19 September 1662