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1616 or 1626
ES composed "The lyfe of our moste reverent mother Margrit Clement
", the former prioress of St Ursula's
; it is probably the earliest biography of a woman written in English from first-hand acquaintance.
1 September 1641
ES died in her convent of St Monica's
in what is now Belgium
: she was said to be seventy-five (in the "76th" year of her age)
at her death.