Whitehead, Anne, and Mary Elson. An Epistle for True Love, Unity, and Order in the Church of Christ. Andrew Sowle, 1680.
Standard Name: Whitehead, Anne
Birth Name: Anne Downer
Married Name: Anne Greenwell
Married Name: Anne Whitehead
petitioned with other women for the release of imprisoned for their beliefs. Ten years later, at a time of declining radicalism in the Quaker sect on matters of gender, she wrote the larger part of a collaborative text calling for the setting up of Women's Meetings. This seems like a dogged attempt to preserve a distinctively female power base within the Quaker movement by defining women's concerns as chiefly domestic and educational.
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Whitehead, Anne, Rebecca Travers, and Mary Elson. For the King and both Houses of Parliament. 1670.