- Date of birth: November 06, 1781
- Died: January 29, 1864
- Description: Lucy Aikin was an English historical writer interested in early education. She published several works to assist young readers and also did some French translation. Her own original works include Epistles on Women, Exemplifying their Character and Condition in Various Ages and Nations, with Miscellaneous Poems (1810) and Lorimer (1814). She is well-remembered for her biographies.Under the pseudonym Mary Godolphin, Lucy Aikin is also attributed for one-syllable adaptations of several famous classics.