Mary Mollineux

Standard Name: Mollineux, Mary
Birth Name: Mary Southworth
MM , a Quaker of the later seventeenth century, wrote in prose and poetry all her life. Her surviving prose consists of religious meditations and letters; her poetry, also centred on God and her faith, shows an interest in literary form and a skilled command of style. A cousin collected and published a volume of her writings after her death.


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Textual Production Katherine Philips
KP 's poems circulated extensively beyond the manuscripts mentioned in Patrick Thomas's edition. The British Library has further scattered texts, including one in KP 's rare holograph and two with musical settings. These have been...


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