English model who was a muse to artists such as William Morris and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. She was known for embodying the Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty in her portraits.
She was noticed by artists such as Edward Burne-Jones while attending a performance at the Drury Lane Theatre Company in Oxford and asked to work with them.
She was a supporter of the Irish Home Rule.
She was once married to artist William Morris.
She married William Morris.