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Agnes Wenman, a Catholic gentlewoman who married an Anglican in the later years of Queen Elizabeth, left one identified text: a translation from French of a work of ancient history, written originally in Byzantine Greek.
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About 1581 Agnes Fermor (later AW) was born at her father's estate at Easton Neston in Northamptonshire, one of the eldest in a family of sixteen among whom she turned out to be the only surviving daughter. Bibliographic Citation link.
Before 1617 At some unknown date, AW translated into English a large part of "The Historyes and Chronicles of the World" by twelfth-century John or Joannes Zonaras. Bibliographic Citation link.
Shortly before 4 July 1617 Agnes, Lady Wenman, died; this was the day of her funeral. Bibliographic Citation link.
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