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The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1500-1640: Series I, Part Four


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Catherine Greenbury and Mary Percy Printed Writings 1500–1640: Series 1, Part Four, Volume 2

Catherine Greenbury and Mary Percy Printed Writings 1500–1640: Series 1, Part Four, Volume 2

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Jos Blom
August 24, 2006

This volume includes two early seventeenth-century translations of Roman Catholic books by English recusant nuns - Catherine Greenbury (a Franciscan) and Mary Percy (a Benedictine). To practise their faith on the continent both these women fled Elizabethan England where Roman Catholic practice had ...

Elizabeth Evelinge, III Printed Writings 1500–1640: Series I, Part Four, Volume 1

Elizabeth Evelinge, III Printed Writings 1500–1640: Series I, Part Four, Volume 1

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Claire Walker
August 17, 2006

Elizabeth Evelinge, now firmly believed to have been the translator of The admirable life of the holy virgin S. Catharine of Bologna, entered the English Poor Clare monastery in Gravelines in 1620. After ongoing dissension at Gravelines, along with Catharine Bentley (originally believed to be the ...

Anne Campbell Printed Writings 1500–1640: Series I, Part Four, Volume 4

Anne Campbell Printed Writings 1500–1640: Series I, Part Four, Volume 4

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Theresa Lamy
May 28, 2006

The religious, historical and rhetorical significance of the Confessions written by St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, can hardly be overstated: the book is one of the unifying texts of Western Christianity and a seminal work for Roman Catholic Europe. The publication in 1622 of Duchess Anne ...

Anne Phoenix Printed Writings, 1500–1640: Series I, Part Four, Volume 5

Anne Phoenix Printed Writings, 1500–1640: Series I, Part Four, Volume 5

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David Como
October 03, 2006

Unfamiliar today, The saints legacies... by Anne Fenwick (pseudonym Anne Phoenix) was a modest but unquestionable best seller. First published in 1629, it went through no fewer than thirteen editions between then and 1688. Most of the many thousands of Stuart readers would not have known that it ...

Late Medieval Englishwomen: Julian of Norwich; Marjorie Kempe and Juliana Berners Printed Writings, 1500–1640: Series I, Part Four, Volume 3

Late Medieval Englishwomen: Julian of Norwich; Marjorie Kempe and Juliana Berners Printed Writings, 1500–1640: Series I, Part Four, Volume 3

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Barry Collett
January 14, 2007

This volume includes the works of three Englishwomen: Julian of Norwich (1342-c.1416) whose Revelations were first printed in 1670; Margery Kempe (c.1373-c.1438) from whose Boke of Marjorie Kempe a few extracts were printed in 1501 and again in 1512; Juliana Berners (possibly c.1388) whose treatise...

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