Katherine Bradley and Edith Cooper
- met and began living together in the 1870s, were together for 40 years
- They wrote a number of passionate love poems to each other, using a joint penname Michael Field was their way of declaring their inseparable oneness. Friends referred to them as the Fields, the Michaels or the Michael Fields.
Edith died of cancer in 1913, as did Katherine less than a year later. They were buried together at St Mary Magdalen cemetery, Mortlake.