Betsy Sheridan

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Ann Elizabeth "Betsy" Sheridan Le Fanu (1758–1837) was an Anglo-Irish diarist.[1] She was a daughter of Irish stage actor Thomas Sheridan and the sister of satirist Richard Brinsley Sheridan and playwright Alicia Sheridan Le Fanu.[2] She married Captain Henry Le Fanu in 1791, and their daughter Alicia Le Fanu was also a writer.[2]


  • The Triumph of Prudence Over Passion, Or, The History of Miss Mortimer and Miss Fitzgerald. Four Courts Press. 1781. ISBN 9781846822896. psuedonym:"the Authoress Of Emeline"
  • Betsy Sheridan's Journal: Letters from Sheridan's Sister, 1784–1786 and 1788–1790. 1986. ISBN 1258515520. – journal entries compiled and edited by relative William LeFanu
  • The India voyage. G. and J. Robinson. 1804. ISBN 3628480477.