Sarah Butler entry: Overview screen.
Deducing from the published work attributed to her and in the absence of other solid evidence, SB (if she existed, which is denied by several eminent scholars and doubted even by her editors)
was presumably born in Ireland
before, and perhaps many years before, the Irish disasters which began with the Williamite wars of 1689-91.
SB the novelist or historian was unequivocally said by Charles Gildon
to have died some time before her book appeared in print in June 1716.