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8 November 1661
Elizabeth Blake (later Burnet) was born at Arreton
on the Isle of Wight
, the elder of the two daughters in her family.
About 1683 or 1684
Elizabeth Berkeley (later EB) "put together when I was but 2 or 3 & twenty," and then "altered & inlarged" over time, some "rules for devotion" (presumably a draft of A Method of Devotion
EB published, at her own expense and anonymously, in order to do good, A Method of Devotion: or Rules for Holy and Devout Living
, which she had begun more than twenty years before.
3 February 1709
During one of the early eighteenth century's particularly bitter winters, EB died of pleurisy.