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Elizabeth Nihell is a mid-eighteenth-century medical writer, a forceful, though a late voice in the 'feminist' struggle to keep childbirth in female hands.
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1723 EN was born, according to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Bibliographic Citation link.
1759 EN published at Rouen a Traité des eaux minérales de la ville de Rouen, now rare. Bibliographic Citation link.
21 February 1760 EN published through Morley, at six shillings, her Treatise on the Art of Midwifery. Bibliographic Citation link.
The date of EN's death is unknown, but she was listed as still living and practising in the same place in 1772. Bibliographic Citation link.
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