Elizabeth Clinton, Countess of Lincoln

Standard Name: Lincoln, Elizabeth Clinton,,, Countess of
Birth Name: Elizabeth Knyvett
Married Name: Elizabeth Clinton
Titled: Elizabeth Clinton, Countess of Lincoln
Used Form: Elizabeth, Lady Lincoln
ECCL published her sole text in the earlier seventeenth century: an unusual advice-manual which handles in very personal terms the topic of a woman's religious and maternal duty to breast-feed her own children, even if she is a member of the upper classes.


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Family and Intimate relationships Anne Bradstreet
AB 's father, Thomas Dudley , wrote poetry himself and encouraged his daughter both to study and to write. In 1619 he became steward to the Earl of Lincoln (eldest son of the author Elizabeth Countess of Lincoln


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