Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Hooton, Elizabeth
Birth Name: Elizabeth Carrier
Married Name: Elizabeth Hooton
Indexed Name: Elizabeth Hooten
, the earliest of the female Quaker
writers, left a printed prophecy, petition, and testimony, as well as a manuscript attack on colonial settlements in New England. Literary historian Phyllis Mack
observes that her lively rhetoric draws on gendered images of virgins, mothers, and whores.
Mack, Phyllis. Visionary Women: Ecstatic Prophecy in Seventeenth-Century England. University of California Press, 1992.
It is not known whether she belonged to the Church of England or some other sect before she joined the Society of Friends
(in earlier 1652, along with her employers).
Peters, Kate. Print Culture and the Early Quakers. Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Her early conversion to...
was personally acquainted with many of the pioneers among the Quakers. It was contact with George Fox
that first converted her. She shared her jail term at York with Thomas Aldam
and Elizabeth Hooton
From Barbados she sent her dear love to Elizabeth Hooton
Vokins, Joan. God’s Mighty Power Magnified. Editor Sansom, Oliver, Thomas Northcott, 1691.
Mary Ann Kelty
She had already issued, in 1840, Early Days in the Society of Friends: exemplifying the obedience of faith, in some of its first members, a work focussing on George Fox
. By primitive in...
's single published text was the jointly-authored, 8-page tract False Prophets and False Teachers Described, 1652 or 1653, written by six Quakers (three men and three women) who were all imprisoned in York...
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Fortescue, William, Oliver Hooton, George Fox, Elizabeth Hooton, and William Simpson. A Short Relation. 1671.
Aldam, Thomas, Elizabeth Hooton, William Pears, Benjamin Nichalson, Jane Holmes, and Mary Fisher. False Prophets and False Teachers Described. 1653.
Taylor, Thomas, and Elizabeth Hooton. To the King and both Houses of Parliament. 1670. http://BL: 4152 f. 20 (22)., http://BL: 4152 f. 20 (22).