Judith Drake entry: Overview screen.
JD's date of birth is not known. It may have been close to that of her husband, who was born in 1666.
JD published her anonymous An Essay in Defence of the Female Sex . . . in a Letter to a Lady
; it was said to be written by another 'Lady'.
After March 1707
JD completed, edited, and published Anthropologia Nova; or, A New System of Anatomy
, which her husband
left unfinished on his death this year.
JD's date of death is not known: she sounds healthy and feisty in late 1723.