Catherine Phillips entry: Overview screen.
16 March 1727
Catherine Payton (later CP) was born at Dudley
, the youngest of six children.
In the year of CP's death there appeared, privately printed, her "sacred poem" The Happy King
, addressed to George III
16 August 1794
CP died in her late sixties, after nine years and four days as a widow.
were posthumously published: a rich autobiography including many of her letters.