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Mary Rich, Countess of Warwick, writing during the later seventeenth century, is an introspective religious diarist and autobiographer, who uses words to make sense of her experiences.
11 November 1624 Mary Boyle (later Mary Rich, Countess of Warwick) was born at Youghal in Ireland, the youngest but two among fifteen children.  Bibliographic Citation link.
From about 1663 Mary Rich, Countess of Warwick, had the habit of writing down from time to time "Occasional Meditations" on moral and spiritual topics, often described by means of domestic imagery. Bibliographic Citation link.
July 1666 Mary Rich, Countess of Warwick, began, for religious reasons, to keep a diary, which she continued till the year before she died. Bibliographic Citation link.
12 April 1678 Mary Rich, Countess of Warwick, died at Leighs in Essex, in her early fifties, after nearly five years of widowhood. Bibliographic Citation link.
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