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As an unmarried woman, on the fringes of a London network of professional writers in the early eighteenth century, Jane Wiseman produced poetry and letters, gallant in tone, and a tragedy that reached the stage. After her marriage she published a volume of poetry (mostly occasional or friendship poems) before disappearing from view.
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8 March 1673 A baby named Jane Wiseman was christened at St Andrew's Church, Holborn, who may well have been the future writer. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
25 November 1701 JW's Antiochus the Great; or, The Fatal Relapse. A Tragedy was published; it had recently opened on stage at Lincoln's Inn Fields in London. Bibliographic Citation link.
The date of JW's death has not been traced; it may have happened any time after the publication of her book of poems in 1717.
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