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Writing during the early Restoration period, Elizabeth Polwhele left in manuscript two plays (a tragedy and a comedy), another work whose genre is unidentified but which may have been a masque, and probably a eulogistic poem.
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In or after 1651 EP the future dramatist was born—if she was indeed the EP with whom her editors, Judith Milhous and Robert D. Hume, identify her. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 25 March 1672 EP wrote her only play to have reached print (centuries after its composition), the comedy The Frolicks; or, the Lawyer Cheated. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
By 1691 The former EP, wife of Stephen Lobb and probably the playwright of the 1670s, died by the time that her funeral sermon was printed during the course of this year. Bibliographic Citation link.
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