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Standard Name: Dangerfield, Thomas
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Lucy Herbert||
Lady Powis (as she was until 1689)
used her rank to help her fellow Catholics: for instance, she served as patron to the midwife Elizabeth Cellier , commissioning her for a kind of survey of...
The double agent Willoughby (otherwise Thomas Dangerfield ) had concealed the evidence in order to incriminate her. Interrogated in Newgate PrisonNewgate Prison, EC proved bold and disrespectful of authority. She was, she said, not the...
|Textual Features||Aphra Behn||
Maria, the beautiful, speechless protagonist of The Dumb Virgin, has an elder sister, Belvidera, who is visibly deformed in limb: both disabilities are due to their mother's emotional state at their birth, to a...
|Textual Features||Elizabeth Cellier||
In narrating her life and religious-political activities, EC presents a likeably tough and feisty character. She points out, however, that she has preserved the modesty though not the timorousness of her sex, and hopes her...
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