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Standard Name: James, Elinor
Birth Name: Elinor Banks
Married Name: Elinor James
was a publisher and political writer in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, as well as a tireless admonisher of monarchs and fervent supporter of the . Her tone has the stridency of the totally convinced. She wrote and printed over ninety identified political pamphlets and broadsides (more than six times as many as were known only a few years before the end of the twentieth century). It is highly likely that yet more will eventually be unearthed.
The volume selected and introduced by Early Modern Englishwoman series includes ninety facsimiles of pamphlets by , then one manuscript and two printed transcriptions of pamphlets whose originals are apparently lost, plus the text of an incorrect ascription.for the
James, Elinor. Elinor James. Editor McDowell, Paula, Ashgate, 2005.
James, Elinor. Gentlemen of the South Sea Company. 1715.
James, Elinor. “Introductory Note”. Elinor James, edited by Paula McDowell, Ashgate, 2005, p. v - xxviii.
James, Elinor. May It Please Your Lordships. 1702.
James, Elinor. Most Dear Soveraign. 1869.
James, Elinor. Mrs. James Prayer for the Queen and Parliament. 1710.
James, Elinor. Mrs. James’s Advice to all Printers in General. 1715.
James, Elinor. Mrs. James’s Advice to the Citizens of London. 1688.
James, Elinor. Mrs. James’s Defence of the Church of England. Printed for me Elinor James, 1687.
James, Elinor. Mrs. James’s Reasons that Printing may not be a Free-Trade. 1702.
James, Elinor. Mrs. James’s Thanks to the Lords and Commons for their sincerity to King George. 1715.
James, Elinor. Mrs. James’s Vindication of the Church of England. Printed for me Elinor James, 1687.
James, Elinor. Sir, My Lord Mayor and the Aldermen his Brethren. 1690.
James, Elinor. The Case Between a Father and his Children. Printed by T. James, 1682.
James, Elinor. This Being Your Majesty’s Birth-Day. 1689.
James, Elinor. This Day Did God out of his Infinite Mercy. 1712.
James, Elinor. This Day Ought Never to be Forgotten. 1714.
James, Elinor. To the Lords Spiritual and Temporal. 1703.