Pictured here for a story in Men and Women of the Day, 1888

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1888: Frances protects British Authors

March 29, 1888

1888: At 39, Frances took a man to court for copying her book, “Little Lord Fauntleroy”, for the production of his play. This case changed the Copyright laws to better protect British authors. They even held a ball in her honor by the authors of the time to thank her for her work to protect them.

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