Elizabeth Cellier entry: Overview screen.
Perhaps about 1630
If, as has been suggested, EC was about fifty when she published Malice Defeated
, then she would have been born about this time.
16 August 1680
The printing of EC's famous pamphlet, Malice Defeated
, her account of the false accusation laid against her in the 'Meal Tub Plot', was halted by the Privy Council
EC published A Scheme for the Foundation of a Royal Hospital . . . and . . . a Corporation of Skilled Midwives . . .
16 January 1688
EC dated her final and most 'feminist' work: To Dr — An Answer to his Queries, Concerning the College of Midwives
19 July 1688 Lady Powis
, 'governess' to the infant Prince of Wales
, brought the baby to the king
with Elizabeth Cellier's Foundling Hospital petition in his hand.
Perhaps after 1693
Either EC or some relation of hers was alive at St-Germain-en-Laye
this year; she was said to have outlived her husband.