Elizabeth Justice entry: Overview screen.
9 March 1703
Elizabeth Surby (later EJ) was christened at St Andrew's
, in London; she had most probably been born a few days earlier.
EJ published by subscription at York A Voyage to Russia, Describing the Laws, Manners and Customs of that Great Empire, as governed, at this present, by that Excellent Princess, the Czarina
(Catherine the Great).
EJ's fictionalized autobiography, Amelia; or, The Distress'd Wife
, was "Printed for the Authoress", who called herself on the title-page 'A Private Gentlewoman'. For the second time she published by subscription.
15 March 1752
EJ died only the year after her fictionalised autobiography had appeared.