About 2 March 1644
Elizabeth Lawrence (later EB) was born at Clare
, the second of four children, of whom the only boy died young.
Round about 1662
Elizabeth Lawrence (later EB) seems to have been somewhere between eighteen and nineteen when she began keeping a spiritual diary, which at first, for privacy, she wrote in shorthand.
6 October 1704
Elizabeth Bury recorded in her diary that a "poor Woman died in a Barn alone, too much neglected by the Parish."
11 May 1720
EB died at Bristol
: she had been struck with acutely painful deafness, followed by fever and 'lethargy' .
After 22 May 1720
published at Bristol An Account of the Life and Death of Mrs Elizabeth Bury
(who had died on 11 May), with lavish excerpts from her diary and some from her letters.
26 May 1730
A fourth edition appeared of Samuel Bury
's An Account of the Life and Death of Mrs Elizabeth Bury
(containing her surviving writing, primarily her diary).