Jane Lead entry: Overview screen.
1623 or 1624
Jane Ward (later JL) was born in Norfolk
From the time of her first vision in the year of her husband
's death, JL kept a private spiritual diary.
JL's followers published her diary or spiritual autobiography, the first part as A Fountain of Gardens Watered by the Rivers of Divine Pleasure, And Springing up in all the Variety of Spiritual Plants
19 August 1704
JL died of stomach cancer, composing and dictating almost to the end.