Dorothy Wordsworth
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Born in Cockermouth, Cumbria
Born on 25th of December 1771
Died on 25th of January 1855

Born 1771. Died 1855 - English writer, sister of William.

Only sister and constant companion of William Wordsworth. Provided a great deal of poetic imagery for her brother. Accompanied him on tours to Scotland, Isle of Man and abroad. Suffered breakdown in 1829, never fully recovered.

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