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Anne Dowriche was a sixteenth-century poet and translator with a passion for Protestantism, a feeling for the heroic element in religious history, and a fondness for acrosticss.
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Before 1 July 1560 Anne Edgecumbe (later AD) was born either months or years before this date (on which her father named her and her sister in his will). Bibliographic Citation link.
25 July 1589 AD dated the preface to her translated narrative poem The French Historie, in couplets in the 'poulter's measure', about the religious wars in France; it appeared in print this year, with her initials. Bibliographic Citation link.
AD was still alive in 1613. Bibliographic Citation link. It is not known when she died.
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