The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders

Publication Date1761
RemainderContaining, 1. Her being born in Newgate, and manner of being brought up among gipsies, who left her to the care of the Parish of Colchester II. Her being debauch'd at the age of sixteen by her lady's eldest son; and some time after married to his own brother, who dying left her with two children. III. Her marrying a rich planter, who carried her to Virginia where his estate lay, and having a child by him; her discoursing with his mother one day, when she discovered it to be her own mother also. IV. Her refusing to live in incest with him, and return to England. V. Her intrigue with a gentleman at Bath by whom she had a son. VI. Her marriage in Lancashire with a gentleman, who proved to be an Irish fortune hunter. VII. Her being detected in a robbery, trial at the Old Bailey, and transportation with her Lancashire husband. VIII. Arrival at Virginia, seeing her son by her own brother, growing rich, and dying penitent, in the 77th year of her age. Written from her own memorandums
PublisherPrinted and sold by C. Sympson, in Stonecutter-street, Fleet-Market





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