Mary Fisher entry: Overview screen.
Perhaps as early as 1623
MF was born "within two miles of York
." She was said in 1653 to be about thirty, but she bore at least three children after 1662.
Spring or summer 1658
MF delivered orally her most famous text, never written down: her preaching of the word of the Lord before the Sultan Mehmet IV
, ruler of the Islamic Ottoman Empire, at his military encampment near Adrianople