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Shortly before 11 April 1586
Hester Essex (later HS) was born in London
; she was baptised on this date, apparently an only child.
HS published the first of the two pamphlets that bear her name, concerning her personal losses of goods and money in the fire and explosion in her London
street a few years before: A Plaine Relation of my Sufferings
Shortly before 18 June 1660
HS died in the parish of Allhallows
, where she had been born.