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The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1641-1700: Series II, Part Four


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Sarah Fyge Egerton: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 2

Sarah Fyge Egerton: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 2

1st Edition

Robert C. Evans
June 10, 2019

Sarah Fyge Egerton (1668-1723) is an intriguing poet who wrote a great deal of poetry during a period when women poets were relatively rare. Her career also began at an astonishingly early age: she was barely fourteen years old when one of her poems was first printed in London. Throughout much of...

Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four: 7 Volume Set

Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four: 7 Volume Set

1st Edition

Betty S. Travitsky, Anne Lake Prescott
July 10, 2012

Printed Writings 1641-1700: Series II, Part Four consists of seven volumes of writings grouped by author. The set comprises the following titles: Volume 1: Jane Barker Volume 2: Sarah Fyge Egerton Volume 3: Gertrude More Volume 4: Katherine Chidley Volume 5: Eleanor Davies, Writings 1641-1646...

Eleanor Davies, Writings 1647–1652: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 6

Eleanor Davies, Writings 1647–1652: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 6

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Teresa Feroli
April 15, 2011

In 1625 Lady Eleanor Davies' life took a dramatic turn when, by her account in 1641, a "Heavenly voice" told her "There is Ninteene yeares and a halfe to the day of Judgement, and you as the meek Virgin". That same year she published her first treatise, A Warning to the Dragon, initiating her...

Eleanor Davies, Writings 1641–1646: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 5

Eleanor Davies, Writings 1641–1646: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 5

1st Edition

Teresa Feroli
April 15, 2011

In 1625 Lady Eleanor Davies' life took a dramatic turn when, by her account in 1641, a "Heavenly voice" told her "There is Ninteene yeares and a halfe to the day of Judgement, and you as the meek Virgin". That same year she published her first treatise, A Warning to the Dragon, initiating her...

Susanna Hopton, I and II: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 7

Susanna Hopton, I and II: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 7

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Julia J. Smith
February 15, 2010

Susanna Hopton was born in 1627 to a wealthy mercantile family. By 1651 she was collaborating with her future husband Richard Hopton in his activities as a royalist agent and around the same time she was converted to Roman Catholicism by Henry Turberville, a secular priest and distinguished...

Katherine Chidley: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 4

Katherine Chidley: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 4

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Katharine Gillespie
September 25, 2009

Katherine Chidley was a religious and political activist who dissented from the established church throughout the 1620s, 30s and 40s; supported the parliamentarian cause against the royalists during the English civil wars of the 1640s; and sided with the proto-democratic Levellers against the more...

Gertrude More: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 3

Gertrude More: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 3

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Arthur F. Marotti
September 04, 2009

Gertrude More belongs to a tradition of mystical writers who believed in the value of the via negativa, a path to union with God by way of total self-abnegation and the emptying of the mind of set ideas and images. Her only book-length work, THE SPIRITVAL EXERCISES (Paris, 1658), is a collection...

Jane Barker: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 1

Jane Barker: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 1

1st Edition

Robert C. Evans
June 17, 2009

Jane Barker (1652-1732) is increasingly being recognised as one of the most important English women writers of the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries. The author of both poems and novels (including novels containing numerous poems), Barker was largely ignored for many years but has...

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